More information about Your Energy Broker

Who is eligible for Your Energy Broker?

People with any of the following are eligible:

  • Concession card holders
  • People experiencing energy stress
  • People with lower English, numerical or digital (internet) proficiency
  • Commonwealth Home Support Program or Home Care Package recipients
  • Greater Melbourne and Greater Shepparton residents

Is it really worth switching energy offers? How much can I save?

Most people can save money by switching to another energy deal. How much you save depends on which offer you’re on now, but many people save hundreds of dollars. Our analysis shows that program participants have saved an average of $245 off electricity and $260 off gas.

How will you help me find a better deal?

We use a government-run tool called Victorian Energy Compare. It compares most energy offer available to the public to find you the cheapest deal.

We can help you find a better deal over the phone or in-person – whichever works for you. Contact us on 1800 830 029 or at energybroker(at) to talk to one of our staff.

How long will Your Energy Broker run?

This pilot project will run until September 2019.

Can you assist my community or social group?

Yes. We can come to your group and help people save money.

Contact us on 1800 830 029 or at energybroker(at) to talk to one of our staff.

Is Your Energy Broker backed by the Government?

Yes. Your Energy Broker is a new pilot program from the energy and equity team at the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Victorian Government.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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