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.