Annual electricity concession
The annual electricity concession provides a daily discount to eligible customers at a cents-per-day rate. The current concession is 172.434 cents per day (GST inclusive).
The person seeking the concession must hold one of the following cards:
The name on the concession card must match the name of the account holder of the electricity account. The concession recipient must be responsible for the payment of the electricity account.The annual electricity concession is only available for the customer's principal place of residence. Concessions cannot be claimed for holiday homes or investment/rental properties.
- Pensioner Concession Card – issued by Centrelink or Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- Health Care Card – issued by Centrelink
- ImmiCard (Bridging Visa E) – issued by Department of Immigration and Border Security
The electricity account must be billed at a general domestic tariff rate or its equivalent. Electricity accounts that combine domestic and commercial or business tariffs are not eligible for the concession.
How to apply
To apply for the annual electricity concession:
We cannot accept and approve applications as this is the responsibility of electricity retailers.