To read an electricity bill, it can be helpful to understand some of the common terms, fees and the charges. The Department of Energy and Water Supply website has information which explains electricity prices and tariffs in Queensland.
The Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland also has a factsheet which explains the common tariffs, fees and charges found on electricity, gas and water bills in Queensland.
While some information on electricity bills is standard, the layout and terminology may differ between electricity retailers. Some retailers provide advice on how to read their electricity bills. Visit the retailers' websites to find out more: