Are you eligible for the new electricity rebate

From 1 April 2017, Commonwealth Health Care Card holders will be able to apply for the Electricity Rebate through their retailer. Eligible customers will receive payments back-dated to 1 January 2017.

Health Care Card holders can apply for the rebate by contacting their electricity retailer from 1 April 2017. Once verified, the rebate will start appearing on the eligible customers’ next electricity bill, with payments back-dated to 1 January 2017, or the period when the customer became eligible after 1 January.

Rebates are available to people who hold any of the below:

  • Pensioner Concession Card;
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card (and receive the War Widow/er Pension or special rate TPI Pension); or
  • Queensland Seniors Card.

For further information on rebate eligibility or other energy concessions available please contact 13 QGOV (13 74 68) or visit the Queensland Government website.

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