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Companion Card

Companion Card

Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Care Card

Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Care Card

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Pensioner Concession Card

Pensioner Concession Card

Seniors Card

Seniors Card

Find out more about these cards

Below is the list of concessions available in the electricity category. To view each concession, click on its name. To expand or collapse the information for every concession use the links below:

    Electricity

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    • Annual electricity concession

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      Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Department of Human Services Health Care Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      The Annual electricity concession provides a daily discount to eligible customers as a cents per day rate. The current concession is 128.161 cents per day.

      Eligible cards are:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
      • DHS Health Care Card
      • ImmiCard (Bridging Visa E)
      • Tasmanian Concession Card (issued by Department of Premier and Cabinet).

      To apply for the Annual electricity concession, eligible customers should contact their electricity retailer by telephone or complete the Application Form (PDF).

      For more information contact your electricity retailer.

      Aurora Energy
      Phone: 1300 132 003
      Email: customer.service@auroraenergy.com.au
      Web: www.auroraenergy.com.au

    • Heating allowance

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      Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      An allowance of $56 a year is made to eligible pensioners to assist
      with heating costs. Payments of $28 are made in May and September.

      The allowance is available to people who hold a:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card.

      A single pensioner must not have more than $1 750* in cash assets and married/de facto pensioners must not have more than $2 750.*

      *Other conditions also apply.

      For more information:

      Phone: 1800 300 068
      Web: www.dhhs.tas.gov.au

    • Life support concession

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      The Life support concession provides a daily discount to eligible customers who use an approved life support system or who live with someone who uses such a system in their principal place of residence.

      The approved devices and current rates are:

      • Oxygen concentrator, 94.991 cents per day
      • Peritoneal dialysis machine, 70.478 cents per day
      • Haemo-dialysis machine, 70.478 cents per day
      • Chronic positive pressure and airways regulator, 33.707 cents per day
      • Respirator (iron lung), 125.634 cents per day
      • Combination oxygen concentrator and chronic positive pressure and airways regulator, 128.698 cents per day
      • Phototherapy machine, 179.008 cents per day
      • Left ventricular assist device, 33.707 cents per day

      To apply for this concession, eligible customers need to complete the Application Form (PDF) and have it certified by their medical practitioner before submitting it to their electricity retailer.

      For more information contact your electricity retailer.

      Aurora Energy
      Phone:
      1300 132 003
      Email: customer.service@auroraenergy.com.au
      Web: www.auroraenergy.com.au

    • Medical cooling or heating concession

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      The Medical cooling or heating concession provides a daily discount to eligible customers who have, or who live with a person who has, a medical condition that requires the cooling or heating of the customer's principal place of residence in order to manage that medical condition. The current concession is 38.387 cents per day.

      To apply for this concession, eligible customers need to complete the Application Form (PDF) and have it certified by their medical practitioner before submitting it to their electricity retailer.

      For more information contact your electricity retailer.

      Aurora Energy
      Phone:
      1300 132 003
      Email: customer.service@auroraenergy.com.au
      Web: www.auroraenergy.com.au