$3 billion savings bonanza for families

Published: 9 Jul 2020

Households across NSW have collectively saved more than $3 billion since July 2017 thanks to up to 70 cost of living rebates and savings from the NSW Government. 

Premier Gladys Berejiklian encouraged families to call Service NSW to check their eligibility and start accessing savings. 

“COVID-19 has put families across NSW under enormous stress and the NSW Government wants to make life easier for them by providing a range of hip pocket savings,” Ms Berejiklian said.

“Service NSW is a one-stop shop that helps take the hassle out of finding savings by putting all the relevant information under the one roof. 

“Whether it’s finding a better energy deal, applying for a $100 Active Kids or Creative Kids voucher, or accessing drought support, Service NSW can check your eligibility for programs and then do the heavy lifting behind the scenes to access the savings.”

Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello said appointments can take place over the phone during COVID-19.

“Do yourself a favour – make an appointment with a cost of living specialist so you can receive personalised advice,” Mr Dominello said.

“Booking an appointment is simple and easy and you could walk away with money in your pocket. The average saving per customer is $570.”

Examples of savings available and new data includes:

  • Energy Switch – 13,475 switches initiated, with the average customer saving $433
  • Creative Kids – 586,000 vouchers downloaded
  • FuelCheck – 1,075,417 app downloads. Drivers who use the app regularly could save up to $500 a year. 

Further information is available at Service NSW

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