Carbon tax and power bills
The carbon tax will increase your power bills by around 10 per cent.
How much more will I have to pay for my electricity?
It is estimated that average household spending will go up around $3.30 per week for electricity.
What is the carbon tax?
The carbon tax places a price on the amount of carbon that a business produces. The carbon pricing mechanism will apply to around 500 of Australia’s businesses, including some energy generators.