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EnergyAustralia provides Queensland electricity & gas concessions on behalf of the Department of Communities to customers holding an eligible Queensland Government Seniors Card, Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card, Department of Veterans’ Affairs Pensioner Concession Card or a Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card.
Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card holders must however be in receipt of one of the following payments to be eligible:
- War Widow or War Widower Pension
- Special Rate Veterans (formally Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI).
From 1 July 2016 the QLD Electricity Concession is $0.8218 per day (excluding GST). This rebate is applied as a daily amount and is paid in instalments through the customer’s electricity bill. The exact amount of the rebate paid on each bill will depend on the number of days in each billing period.
In addition, the premises for which the rebate is claimed must be the applicant’s principal place of residence, and the only residence within or outside Queensland which the rebate is being claimed.
The applicant must also live alone or share the premises in respect of which the rebate is sought with:
(I) their spouse, or;
(II) other persons who hold a Queensland Government Seniors Card or Pensioner Concession Card, or;
(III) other persons wholly dependent on the applicant
(IV) other persons who receive an income support payment from Centrelink, Family Assistance Office or Department of Veterans’ Affairs who do not pay rent, or
(V) other persons who live with the applicant to provide care and assistance, and who do not pay rent
Applicants must also declare that no other persons except casual visitors share the residence with them.
If you live in a residential home park or in multi-unit residential premises, you may also be eligible for an electricity rebate, provided the proprietor of the premises participates in the rebate arrangements.
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