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Family-run Aussie supermarket fears it could go bust by Christmas as a single bill soars by more than 500 per cent: 'How are we going to survive?' Supermarket run by local family for 26 years facing going bust over rising bills Andersons have owned Mapleton IGA and petrol station for nearly three decades Electricity company AGL informed them cost would be rising up to 500 per cent Monthly power bill would increase from $5,000 to $25,000 per month Owner Kel Anderson says they cannot survive paying $200k extra every year 

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A family that has run a regional supermarket for nearly three decades faces losing the business after their electricity bill skyrocketed to $200,000 per year.

The Andersons, from Mapleton near Queensland's Sunshine Coast, have owned the town's IGA and petrol station for 26 years but now face closing after receiving a shocking letter from power supplier AGL.

They were told their regular monthly bill, around $5,000 a month, would be increasing to an astonishing $25,000 - $218,000 more than they had been paying for over 12 months.

'I don't know how we're going to keep going, quite honestly,' owner Kel Anderson told A Current Affair.

The Andersons were told their regular monthly bill - around $5,000 a month, would be increasing to an astonishing $25,000 - $218,000 more than they were paying over 12 months

The Andersons were told their regular monthly bill - around $5,000 a month, would be increasing to an astonishing $25,000 - $218,000 more than they were paying over 12 months

The Andersons say a combination of rising interest rates and

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