New meters and installations

Request a new electricity or natural gas connection, or change or remove an existing meter.

New meters and installations

Request a new electricity or natural gas connection, or change or remove an existing meter.

Get started with a new electricity or gas connection

To get your property connected for the very first time, you’re in the right place.

Here, you can also make changes to your meter (including for solar), and learn more about removing or abolishing your supply. To move with Origin or switch from another provider, simply choose a business  or home energy plan and sign up online. 


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New energy connections

Get electricity and natural gas connected to your new home, small business or building site.

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Change energy supply

Change your electricity or natural gas supply or meter, including getting ready for solar.

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Remove energy supply

Remove or abolish an electricity or natural gas supply.


Track your request

If you submitted a request online, you can check their status, or ask a question.

Track your requests

Origin Connect

If you do a lot of energy requests, Origin Connect is the quickest way for you to submit requests, track their progress and transfer accounts.

Register for Origin Connect

Log in to Origin Connect

Christmas cut-off periods
Please note, cut-off periods apply for applications at this time of year. These cut-off dates should be used as a guide, but please be aware connection prior to Christmas is not guaranteed. Connections may be subjected to site inspection by your local distributor and complex connections may increase the timeframes for installation. Please ensure your site is clean, clear access and ready for connection to ensure a smooth process. Thanks for choosing Origin.

Fuel typeJob typeCut-off date
ElectricityNew connection22 Nov 2021
ElectricityAlteration14 Nov 2021
Gas service Connection request25 Oct 2021
Gas Meter fix13 Dec 2021
Gas (NSW only)Meter fix25 Oct 2021

Helpful links

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Fees and charges

The full list of fees and charges for your state. 

 

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Find your distributor

Tell us your postcode to see the distributor for your area. 

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Energy pricing 

Electricity and natural gas energy prices for each state.

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Timeframes

The timeframes that apply for your connection or change request.

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