Apply for an energy concession

A person who holds an appropriate concession card may be eligible for a subsidy or rebate to assist with various costs.

The Energy Concession Extension Scheme provides annual payments to assist with electricity costs, local government rates charges, the emergency services levy, underground electricity charges and water service charges.

The scheme consists of

  • Energy Assistance Payment
  • Dependent Child Rebate
  • Air Conditioning Rebate

You must meet certain eligibility requirements to access the scheme.

Page reviewed 19 September 2019