Minister calls for hardship measures from retailers

The Federal Energy Minister, Angus Taylor, has asked energy companies to apply their hardship provisions to people affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

The Minister assured the community that energy providers are putting in place plans to ensure that energy provision is maintained as the pandemic unfolds.

Good news is two retailers – Energy Australia and Origin – have so far announced they will not pursue disconnections during the Covid-19 pandemic. Let’s hope others follow suit…

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