Meters and installations

Christmas cut-offs
To get your job completed before the end of the year, you'll need to submit natural gas requests before 1 November, and electricity requests before the end of November. This will allow for the timeframes of our distributors and meter providers.

Get connected with Origin

Everything you need to get started with your electricity or natural gas. Connect your new home, manage connections across multiple sites, find information about meter alterations (including for solar), or learn about disconnections and abolishments.

Looking for info about new digital meter installation timeframes? As basic electricity meters need replacing, we're updating them with digital ones - see our Timeframes page for more details.

Need to alter your meter, including solar alterations? Find the right forms.

Building or renovating and don't know where to start?

Find everything you need to help you:

  • set up your energy account
  • complete and submit the right forms
  • understand the different requirements for electricity and natural gas

Help for property owners

Already know what your doing, and just need the forms? Download the forms for your state, including the forms you need to alter your meter for solar or request a new connection.

Not sure what forms you need to fill in? Find everything you need to get connected below, including information about the right forms for each state, the latest fees, and step-by-step guides on how to manage your new connections.

Information for builders

Information for electricians

Information for plumbers

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For a quicker, easier way to request and track new connections, use our online portal Origin Connect.

Builder or contractor? Manage your jobs online.

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Fees and charges

Please note our charges changed in NSW, QLD and SA on 1 July 2017 and in the ACT on 15 July.

Meter installation, alteration and abolishment fees (PDF 157 KB)


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