At AusNet Services we're working hard to make the electricity network safe and reliable. Extreme heat, storm events and high demand all put the grid under greater pressure. We plan ahead for summer to make our network as reliable as possible. But outages will still happen.
That's why it's important we're all power prepared this summer. A little bit of planning goes a long way, read our simple tips below to stay safe and prepare for outages.
Power outages could affect your household activities. Every resident should consider the following:
Once you have ensured your own safety, look after those around you who may be vulnerable and sensitive to heat.
If you reply on continuous power supply for life support equipment, the information provided in this section is designed to help you identify the source of any problem related to you power supply.