If you do require payment assistance, call 1300 721 753 before your bill is due and we’ll work with you to arrange assistance based on your individual needs.
If you’re a small business customer, we’ve collated more specific financial support options for you at our Business Support page.
Struggling to pay? We’re here to help.
Call 1300 667 584 before your bill is due and speak to a real person who can assist you.
If you’re having a hard time staying on top of your energy bill, we’re here to try and make things a little easier. There are lots of ways we can help, including:
Arranging more time for you to pay.
Setting up instalment payment plans or alternative payment options such as direct debit.
Referring you to external organisations that will be able to provide you with financial counselling.
Providing you with information about Government concessions and utility assistance programs.
Providing practical energy efficiency advice on how best to manage your ongoing energy usage.
Centrepay is a voluntary direct deduction service available through Centrelink. If you receive eligible payments from Centrelink, you can ask them to make automatic payments to your Alinta Energy account.
Setting up is easy, all you need to do is contact Centrelink directly and provide them with Alinta Energy’s Centrelink Reference Number (CRN) 555 051 358 C.
Stay connected with our Alinta Assist Program
Our Alinta Assist Program is available to help our customers through tough times when they struggle to pay their bill. We’ll work with you to help you get back on track.
The following options could help make it easier for you to manage your energy account payments:
If you need more time to pay your current bill, request a payment extension online anytime, anywhere via MyAccount.
You can pay regular instalments to cover your overdue debt whilst continuing to pay for your ongoing usage, for a determined period of time.
Additional Payment Assistance
In circumstances where you cannot pay your overdue debt and ongoing energy costs, we can provide tailored assistance options to suit your needs. We’ll work with you to find ways to reduce your energy costs, including placing you on a tariff/product that is suited to your circumstances.
Speak & Listen service
To use the Speak & Listen service, please call 1300 555 727
National relay service
To use the Teletypewriter (TTY) service, please call 13 36 77. This is available for the cost of a local call.
To use an Interpreter Service, please call 1300 195 575
Financial counselling is a free service offered by community organisations, community legal centres and some government agencies. To find a financial counsellor in your area, call the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007 or visit the Government’s MoneySmart website for more information.
Government Programs & Rebates
The Federal and State governments offer a range of programs and concession rebates to assist people who are experiencing financial difficulty.
We recognise that family violence is a serious and prevalent occurrence in Australian society. We aim to provide affected customers with safe, supportive, and flexible assistance.
We are committed to managing customers who are experiencing family violence with empathy, sensitivity and with the utmost consideration to customers’ account security and individual financial circumstances.