Gas Price Rises & Changes

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This page lists gas plan, price and discount changes from natural gas suppliers on Canstar Blue’s database. If a gas provider increases its rates, changes its discounts or introduces new products, you’ll find all the details right here. While we do our best to inform you of any changes to prices and plans, it’s always best to check directly with your gas supplier.

If you’re looking to compare gas suppliers on price in your state, take a look at the links below, or better yet, use our comparison tool to search for specific deals in your area.

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Gas Price Changes

The following tables list the most recent changes to gas pricing in Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia and south east Queensland. For a detailed analysis of price changes, scroll further down the page to each corresponding brand summary. Not all customers on particular plans will be affected by the changes. Contact your supplier for further information.

Gas Price Changes VIC

In the table below, the annual cost assumptions are based on the Australian Gas Network in Melbourne. This comparison assumes general gas usage of 29,830MJ a year for a residential customer. Price changes could be the result of an increase or decrease in usage or supply rates, or changes to a discount.

Gas Provider Gas Plan Estimated annual bill before Estimated annual bill after Percentage price change
GloBird Energy GloSave $817 $824 0.86% 
GloBird Energy EasySave $848 $832 1.89% 
Kogan Energy Market Offer $939 $880 6.28% 
Origin Everyday Rewards $798 $815 2.13% 
Origin Go $798 $815 2.13% 
Momentum Energy Self Serve $906 $896 1.10% 
GloBird Energy EasySave $852 $848 0.47% 
Alinta Energy Home Deal $968 $854 11.78% 
EnergyAustralia Total Plan $861 $811 5.81% 
EnergyAustralia No Frills $864 $814 5.79% 
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Gas Price Changes NSW

In the table below, the annual cost assumptions are based on the Jemena Gas Network in Sydney. This comparison assumes general gas usage of 18,542MJ a year for a residential customer. Price changes could be the result of an increase or decrease in usage or supply rates, or changes to a discount.

Gas Provider Gas Plan Estimated annual bill before Estimated annual bill after Percentage price change
GloBird Energy GloSave $642 $616 4.05% 
Simply Energy Simply NRMA $679 $626 7.80% 
GloBird Energy GloSave $649 $642 1.08% 
Alinta Energy Home Deal $738 $672 8.94% 
GloBird Energy GloSave $662 $649 1.96% 
Simply Energy Simply NRMA $603 $679 12.60% 
EnergyAustralia Total Plan $778 $703 9.64% 
EnergyAustralia No Frills $739 $664 10.15.% 
AGL Essentials $702 $712 1.42% 
AGL Essentials Saver $761 $782 2.76% 
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Gas Price Changes WA

In the table below, the annual cost assumptions are based on the ATCO Network in Perth. This comparison assumes general gas usage of 7,672 (units) a year for a residential customer. Price changes could be the result of an increase or decrease in usage or supply rates, or changes to a discount.

Gas Provider Gas Plan Estimated annual bill before Estimated annual bill after Percentage price change
AGL Set & Forget $741 $682 7.96% 

Gas Price Changes SA

In the table below, the annual cost assumptions are based on the Australian Gas Network in Adelaide. This comparison assumes general gas usage of 11,875MJ a year for a residential customer. Price changes could be the result of an increase or decrease in usage or supply rates, or changes to a discount.

Gas Provider Gas Plan Estimated annual bill before Estimated annual bill after Percentage price change
GloBird Energy GloSave $732 $720 1.64% 
GloBird Energy GloSave $747 $732 2.01% 
Simply Energy Simply Energy Saver $798 $892 11.78% 
EnergyAustralia Total Plan $867 $817 5.77% 
EnergyAustralia No Frills $821 $771 6.09% 
AGL Essentials Saver $712 $770 8.15% 
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Gas Price Changes QLD

In the table below, the annual cost assumptions are based on the Australian Gas Network in Brisbane. This comparison assumes general gas usage of 6,842MJ a year for a residential customer. Price changes could be the result of an increase or decrease in usage or supply rates, or changes to a discount.

Gas Provider Gas Plan Estimated annual bill before Estimated annual bill after Percentage price change
Alinta Energy Home Deal $541 $522 3.51% 
AGL Essentials Saver $661 $601 9.07% 
AGL Essentials Saver $611 $661 8.18% 
AGL Essentials Plus $585 $635 8.55% 
Origin Energy Flexi $739 $724 2.03% 
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Looking for a better gas deal?

While this page covers recent price movements, we also list some of the cheapest gas plans currently on our database across each state.

Gas Plans Compared in VIC

Here are some of the cheapest gas deals on our database for VIC. These estimated annual costs are based on the Australian Gas Network in Melbourne and yearly gas usage of 29,830MJ, but prices will vary depending on your circumstances. We show one product per retailer, listed in order of lowest estimated cost. This table includes products from referral partners†. Our database may not cover all deals in your area, and please check retailer websites for up to date information.

Gas Plans Compared in NSW

Here are some of the cheapest gas deals on our database for NSW. These estimated annual costs are based on the Jemena Gas Network in Sydney and yearly gas usage of 18,542MJ, but prices will vary depending on your circumstances. We show one product per retailer, listed in order of lowest estimated cost. This table includes products from referral partners†. Our database may not cover all deals in your area, and please check retailer websites for up to date information.

Gas Plans Compared in WA

Here are some of the cheapest gas deals on our database for WA. These estimated annual costs are based on the ATCO Network in Perth and yearly gas usage of 7,672 (units), but prices may vary depending on your circumstances. We show one product per retailer, listed in order of lowest estimated cost. This table includes products from referral partners†. Our database may not cover all deals in your area, and please check retailer websites for up to date information.

Gas Plans Compared in SA

Here are some of the cheapest gas deals on our database for SA. These estimated annual costs are based on the Australian Gas Network in Adelaide and yearly gas usage of 11,875MJ, but prices will vary depending on your circumstances. We show one product per retailer, listed in order of lowest estimated cost. This table includes products from referral partners†. Our database may not cover all deals in your area, and please check retailer websites for up to date information.

Gas Plans Compared in QLD

Here are some of the cheapest gas deals on our database for QLD. These estimated annual costs are based on the Australian Gas Network in Brisbane and yearly gas usage of 6,842MJ, but prices will vary depending on your circumstances. We show one product per retailer, listed in order of lowest estimated cost. This table includes products from referral partners†. Our database may not cover all deals in your area, and please check retailer websites for up to date information.

April 2021

GloBird Energy

In South Australia, GloBird Energy has changed the rates on its GloSave and EasySave products. GloSave still features conditional discounts for customers who pay their gas bill on time by direct debit.

GloBird Energy

GloBird Energy has decreased its gas usage rates on the GloSave and EasySave products in NSW. The GloSave plan still comes with conditional discounts in that customers must pay on time by direct debit.

Momentum Energy

In Victoria, Momentum Energy has added a $50 sign-up credit to its Bill Boss gas plan. Momentum’s Bill Boss has now overtaken EnergyAustralia’s No Frills as the cheapest gas deal in Melbourne for customers on the Australian Gas Network.

March 2021

Alinta Energy

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Alinta Energy has reduced its gas rates on the Home Deal plan in Queensland. This is a variable rate plan with no exit fees or lock-in contracts. It’s currently the cheapest natural gas plan on our database as of March 2021.

Simply Energy

In NSW, Simply Energy has increased the guaranteed discount on both gas plans – Simply NRMA and Simply Energy Saver. This has led to a notable price reduction. Discounts are ongoing and apply to gas usage and supply charges.

February 2021

GloBird Energy

In Victoria, GloBird Energy has slightly increased the rates on its GloSave gas plan. GloSave still features a small discount for customers who pay by direct debit.

GloBird Energy

GloBird Energy has reduced its rates in NSW and Victoria on the GloSave and EasySave products. The GloSave plan includes a small discount for paying by direct debit, while in NSW it comes with an additional pay on time discount. EasySave does not offer any discounts, just low variable gas rates.

AGL

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In Western Australia, AGL has increased the conditional discounts on both of its gas plans. The Set & Forget product now comes with a 46% discount for direct debit payment while the Savers plan has a 45% discount for paying bills on time. The discount on both deals apply to usage and supply charges.

Kogan Energy

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Kogan Energy has dropped its gas rates in Victoria on its ‘Market Offer’ plan. This deal has no discounts and requires customers to pay via direct debit.

Origin Energy

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Origin Energy has increased the usage and supply rates on its ‘Everyday Rewards’ and ‘Go’ natural gas plans in Victoria. No changes were recorded in any other states.

January 2021

Momentum Energy

Momentum’s gas plans have become slightly cheaper in Victoria. Its gas deals mirror its electricity line up, which have also decreased in price.

December 2020

GloBird Energy

GloBird Energy has slightly decreased the price on its GloSave and EasySave gas plans in Victoria. The GloSave deal comes with a 1% direct debit discount, however the EasySave plan still works out marginally cheaper at this point in time.

November 2020

Alinta Energy

Alinta Energy has dropped its rates on the Home Deal gas plan in Victoria and NSW, with price decreases of around 11 per cent and nine per cent respectively. Home Deal has variable rates, no exit fees or lock-in contracts.

Lumo Energy

In Victoria, Lumo Energy has removed its Basic gas offer and replaced it with Lumo Value. This deal allows customers to lock in gas rates for a minimum of 12 months until 31 March 2022. Lumo Energy also changed its rates on the Movers plan in Victoria.

GloBird Energy

GloBird Energy has increased its pay on time discount from 6% to 7% in NSW and SA on the GloSave plan. This product still offers customers a further 1% discount for paying by direct debit. GloSave is now slightly cheaper in NSW and SA, however rates may change in the future.

October 2020

Simply Energy

Simply Energy has reduced its discounts in NSW on the Simply NRMA and Simply Energy Saver plans. Both plans in NSW still have guaranteed discounts off both usage and supply charges for an ongoing benefit period. In SA, the Simply Energy Saver has also seen an increase in its rates.

EnergyAustralia

EnergyAustralia has introduced a range of bill credits to gas plans in VIC, NSW and SA. Customers in NSW who sign up to EnergyAustralia will now bag $75 off their first bill, while customers in VIC and SA will receive a once off bill credit of $50. These credits apply to both gas products – Total Plan and No Frills. There has also been a slight decrease in discounts on the Total Plan products in NSW and SA, while the discount on the Total Plan offer in the ACT has increased.

Simply Energy

In WA, Simply Energy has introduced two new plans, Simply Energy Saver and NRMA Blue. These two offers in WA have replaced the Simply Plus plan. Simply Energy Saver comes with a huge 50% off usage charges when bills are paid on time for a limited time only, while NRMA Blue comes with a 49% pay on time discount off usage charges. In VIC, the Simply NRMA Blue has launched, which comes with a 21% discount off usage and supply charges. In SA, the existing Simply RAA plan has increased its discount from 9% to 12%, although despite the larger discount, the overall price has risen slightly.

Alinta Energy

Alinta Energy has removed its Fair Go 25 product in Western Australia. Instead, the retailer offers the Fair Go 35 and Sports Pack gas plans in WA.

September 2020

Simply Energy

Simply Energy has reduced the discount from 20% to 16% on its ‘Simply Energy Saver’ plan in Victoria, resulting in a price increase. However, the 16% discount still applies to both gas usage and supply charges, plus does not require customers do satisfy any conditions (i.e. pay on time).

GloBird Energy

GloBird has shuffled its prices in Victoria on its two market offers – EasySave and GloSave. Both deals are now cheaper thanks to a decrease in the gas usage and supply rates.

AGL

In NSW, AGL has changed its usage and supply rates on the Essentials and Essentials Saver gas plans. The retailer has also introduced a $50 sign-up credit, however both plans have increased in overall price. No other price changes were recorded for AGL outside of NSW.

August 2020

Red Energy

Red Energy has reduced its rates on the Living Energy Saver, Qantas Red Saver and Red Taronga Saver gas plans in New South Wales. The Australian energy provider has also launched in the ACT, offering customers in the nation’s capital a range of gas plans.

Sumo

Sumo has removed its ‘Sumo Select’ and ‘Sumo Saver’ plans from NSW and Victoria. The Sumo Assure, Sumo Lite and Sumo Freedom are now the gas supplier’s three market offers available in NSW and VIC.

July 2020

Lumo Energy

Lumo Energy has decreased its gas usage rates in Victoria, which has seen its Basic and Movers plans reduce in price. Both of these plans have no discounts or exit fees.

AGL

In the wake of July 1 changes, AGL has made a raft of changes to its natural gas plans in Victoria, NSW, WA, SA and QLD. The energy giant has also introduced its ‘Essentials’ gas product to NSW, SA and QLD, which was only previously available in Victoria. This deal comes with fixed gas rates for a year, as opposed to its variable-rate counterpart – the Essentials Saver.

June 2020

Momentum Energy

Momentum Energy has decreased its gas rates again in Victoria, with three of its four market offers now being much cheaper. ‘Bill Boss’ is currently Momentum’s cheapest gas plan in VIC, however customers must have a smart meter installed at their property to sign up.

May 2020

Alinta Energy

Alinta Energy has launched gas in Queensland with the ‘Home Deal’ and ‘Sports Pack’ products. Home Deal is a no discount plan, offering competitive variable rates, while Sports Pack is only available to customers on an active Sports Pack electricity plan.

Momentum Energy

In Victoria, Momentum has changed the rates on its ‘Move Mate’ and ‘Momentum Gas’ plans, resulting in a significant price increase. Its new cheapest offer in VIC is the ‘Self Serve’ product, which is available to customers who sign up online and pay by direct debit. Momentum has also introduced a plan called ‘Bill Boss’ in VIC, which is aimed at households with smart meters.

GloBird Energy

GloBird Energy has lowered its usage rates on the ‘EasySave’ and ‘GloSave’ gas plans in Victoria, making them currently one of the cheapest deals in the state. EasySave has no discounts, just low rates, while GloSave gives customers discounts for paying on time by direct debit.

AGL

In Western Australia, AGL has reduced its discount on two of its gas market offers, ‘Set and Forget’ and ‘Savers’. While the discounts now apply to both usage and supply charges instead of just the usage portion, the discount reduction has seen a significant price increase for both plans.

April 2020

Simply Energy

Simply Energy has increased the pay on time discounts on each of its three market offers in Victoria. Simply Plus recorded the biggest discount increase from 12% to 22%, making it now one of the cheapest gas deals in VIC. The conditional discount on Simply AFL and Simply Movies changed from 5% to 10%. The pay on time discounts apply to both usage and supply charges.

AGL

AGL has decreased its online sign-up discounts in NSW and QLD from $75 to $25 on both the Essentials Saver and Essentials Plus gas plans. This has resulted in price increases in NSW and QLD by $50. AGL still remains competitively priced in both states, however.

Momentum Energy

In Victoria, Momentum Energy has decreased the rates of two of its plans, namely ‘Momentum Gas’ and ‘Move Mate’. Both of these plans come with a $50 online sign-up credit and now work out slightly cheaper than its ‘Self Serve’ gas product in VIC.

March 2020

Click Energy

Click Energy has introduced a new gas plan in Victoria, named ‘Flora Gas’, which is currently the provider’s cheapest gas deal in VIC. Flora Gas has no exit fees or discounts, just low rates. This deal comes with a monthly billing option. Click Energy has also removed its ‘Banksia Plus’ gas plan from VIC.

Sumo

In NSW, Sumo has introduced a small connection fee to its natural gas plans. As a result, Sumo’s plans in NSW, including Sumo Select, Sumo Lite and Sumo Saver have increased slightly in price.

Origin Energy

The price of Origin Energy’s Max Saver plan in Victoria has reduced due to its conditional discount increasing from 12% to 20%. The Max Saver product has been renamed to ‘Max Saver – Online Special’ across VIC, NSW and QLD. Origin’s ‘Flexi’ product has also increased its discount in VIC, NSW and QLD, all of which are now slightly cheaper. There have been no gas changes to Origin’s plans in WA or SA.

February 2020

GloBird Energy

GloBird Energy has increased the prices of its two gas market offers in Victoria for households connected to the Australian Gas Network (AGN). The EasySave and GloSave products have experienced a notable rise in annual overall price. GloSave still has a 5% pay on time discount, plus an additional 1% discount for paying by direct debit, while EasySave requires customers to opt in for direct debit with credit card and receive bills and communication electronically.

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