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Ausgrid delivers hay to the Hunter

Ausgrid sent two of the company’s semi-trailers to Mullumbimby in the state’s north to pick up and transport the hay back to the Hunter.

Updates and news from around our network

31 Aug 2018

Simple ways to save on energy bills this spring

With spring upon us Ausgrid is urging customers to take some simple steps to save on their energy bills.


24 Aug 2018

Lives put at risk with theft of copper powerlines

Ausgrid is warning that people are risking their lives by interfering with live electrical wires following two dangerous incidents in Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens in the past week.


06 Jul 2018

Ausgrid begins work on new Artarmon depot

Ausgrid will be able to provide more efficient responses to local outages thanks to the construction of a new depot at Artarmon which will house staff from four existing sites.


30 May 2018

Replacement submarine cable off Cronulla

Ausgrid is carrying out offshore testing to help identify the best option to replace an existing 11,000 volt submarine cable under Port Hacking River between Cronulla and Bundeena in Sydney’s south.


11 May 2018

Customers urged to prepare for strong winds

Ausgrid is urging customers to make sure their homes are prepared for potential severe weather and damaging winds over the next few days.


06 May 2018

Ausgrid network prices to fall 6% under our new Proposal

Ausgrid today proposed a 6% reduction in its network prices from July 1, 2019 following customer and stakeholder consultation on its 2019-24 Regulatory Proposal (the Proposal).


03 May 2018

Tree removal and replacement

Ausgrid and Sutherland Shire Council are partnering to improve community safety, power supply reliability, and to maintain the Shire’s leafy character by removing and replacing damaged trees underneath powerlines.


23 Apr 2018

New transformer to improve reliability

Ausgrid has delivered a new transformer to the Newport zone substation on Bardo Road which will reduce noise from the site and improve reliability for customers.


09 Apr 2018

Bushfire safety helicopter patrols

Ausgrid has delivered a new transformer to the Newport zone substation on Bardo Road which will reduce noise from the site and improve reliability for customers.


29 Mar 2018

Attempted copper theft cuts power to hundreds of homes

Ausgrid is warning that people are risking their lives by interfering with live electrical wires after would-be thieves used bolt cutters to cut down live high voltage powerlines.