As a customer, you may qualify for various concessions administered by the South Australian Government. Eligibility conditions vary and are subject to change from time to time. Please read the information provided for each concession below to see if you are eligible.

Energy Bill Concession

Eligible South Australians on low or fixed incomes can apply for help with the cost of their energy bills at their principal place of residence, by applying for the Energy Bill Concession.

The Energy Bill Concession is currently $0.634 (excluding GST) per day and is applied to your electricity account.

To register for the Energy Bill Concession:

         - Email:concessions@sa.gov.au

         - OR  post it to:
           Concessions
           Reply Paid 292
           Adelaide SA 5001

          or

  •  Contact ConcessionsSA (9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday) on 1800 307 758 to ask for an application form to be sent to you.

For more information, visit the South Australian Government’s Energy Bill Concessions web page. You can check your eligibility while you’re there. Alternatively, you call the Department of Human Services (DHS) ConcessionSA hotline on 1800 307 758.

Medical Heating and Cooling Concession

The Medical Heating and Cooling Concession assists South Australians on a fixed or low income who have a clinically verified medical condition which requires the frequent use of heating or cooling in the home to prevent the severe worsening of their condition.

The Medical Heating and Cooling Concession is currently $231.41 (excluding GST) per annum and is applied to your electricity account.

To register for the Medical Heating and Cooling concession:

  1. Download the Medical Heating and Cooling Concession - Application Form (136.7 KB PDF) or phone the Medical Heating and Cooling line on 1300 735 350 and ask for a form to be sent to you.
  2. Complete and sign the application form with your medical practitioner. Medical Heating and Cooling Concession Clinical Guidelines (68.5 KB PDF)
  3. Email the form to concessions@sa.gov.au

For more information, visit the South Australian Government’s Medical Heating and Cooling Concessions webpage. You can check your eligibility and apply while you’re there.

Emergency Electricity Payment Scheme (EEPS)

Households with significant financial difficulties, or who have had their electricity disconnected (or are at risk of disconnection), may be eligible for an EEPS payment.

The current EEPS amount is $400 (excluding GST) and is applied to your electricity account.

EEPS is only accessible through financial counsellors who will assess your financial situation before lodging an application. You can only receive an EEPS payment once every three years.

For more information, visit the South Australian Government’s financial assistance website. Alternatively, you call the Department of Human Services (DHS) ConcessionSA hotline on 1800 307 758.

Are you switching to EnergyAustralia?

To continue receiving your South Australian Government energy concessions, you need to:

  1. Contact the Department of Human Services Concessions Hotline on 1800 307 758 or email concessions@sa.gov.au, once you have received the first bill from EnergyAustralia
  2. Provide the new account number and billing period.

The following flyer provides some additional details if you are changing energy retailers.

View our concession FAQs for more information.