Wednesday 29 June 2022 03:51 AM Australia electricity crisis: Family run supermarket fears it could go bust by ... trends now
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 say a combination of rising interest rates and