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Find out where you can access the internet for free, and how to get the internet at home.

Save money on your utilities

Your Energy Savings provides information about saving energy, saving money and government assistance to help you with energy bills.

Check what electricy and gas rebates are available for Queensland pensioners and seniors.  

Solar hot water

Installing a solar hot water system is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to save money and the environment.

Solar hot water is created when solar panels absorb the natural energy of the sun. The energy is then used (instead of normal electricity) to heat your water and reduce your electricity bill and greenhouse gas emissions.

Read about the steps to take choosing a solar hot water system.

Sustainable living programs

Many local councils have programs to help you improve energy efficiency in your home and live more sustainably. To find out what is available, visit your local council website or have a look at some of the programs listed here:

Help with paying energy and utility bills

Utility service providers can help you if you are having trouble paying utility bills.

Charities and community organisations can make a part-payment towards your utility bill. For more information, contact:

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Last updated:
7 March 2017

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