Electricity prices disproportionately affecting low-income households

The retired hairdresser and pensioner said it was unsustainable for electricity bills to be going up so fast when her income was essentially fixed.

"When you get to retirement age it's supposed to be a time to relax, a time to finally be able to enjoy life," she said.

"There's no enjoyment of being in debt."

Authored by Julia Holman, ABC News 7.30's interview producer.

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