Knock $250 off your power bill with latest Power Saving Bonus

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Every household in Melton will be able to access a new round of the $250 Power Saving Bonus within weeks.

The $250 Power Saving Bonus will be reopened to all eligible Victorian

households from 24 March, including those that received payments under

previous rounds, when they visit the state government’s Victorian

Energy Compare website.

Applications for the payment can be made through the Victorian Energy Compare

website, where customers can also compare energy offers in their areas.

The state government is also launching a new Energy Assistance Program, a free service providing energy consumers experiencing hardship with one-on-one assistance.

The Energy Assistance Program is a $3.75 million initiative that will help Victorians

struggling with power bills to navigate the energy market, apply for eligible grants

and concessions, find and switch to better offers and address billing errors.

The program is being delivered in partnership with community partners Anglicare

Victoria and Community Information and Support Victoria.

Premier Daniel Andrews said Victorians are “doing it tough with the rising cost of energy”.

“That’s why we’ll have a new round of the $250 Power Saving Bonus, putting money in

families’ pockets and making sure they’re on the best deal ,” he said.

Melton MP Steve McGhie said the state government is helping households in Melton with “immediate bill relief” through the Power Saving Bonus.