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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 and heating category. To view each concession, click on its name. To expand or collapse the information for every concession use the links below:

    Electricity and heating

    electricity
    • Annual Electricity Concession

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      Pensioner Concession Card; Centrelink Health Care Card

      The Annual Electricity Concession provides a daily discount to eligible customers as a cents per day rate. The current concession is 125.71 cents per day.

      Eligible cards are:

      • Pensioner Concession Card (Centrelink or Veteran's Affairs)
      • 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 an Application Form.

      For more information:

      Phone: 1300 12 7777
      Web: www.tasnetworks.com.au

    • Heating allowance

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      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, 93.174 cents per day
      • Peritoneal dialysis machine, 69.130 cents per day
      • Haemo-dialysis machine, 69.130 cents per day
      • Chronic positive pressure and airways regulator, 33.062 cents per day
      • Respirator (iron lung), 123.231 cents per day
      • Combination oxygen concentrator and chronic positive pressure and airways regulator, 126.236 cents per day
      • Phototherapy machine, 175.584 cents per day
      • Left ventricular assist device, 5.000 cents per day

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

      For more information:

      Phone: 1300 132 003
      Email: mail@auroraenergy.com.au
      Web: www.auroraenergy.com.au

    • Medical Cooling Concession

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      The Medical Cooling 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 of the customer's principal place or residence in order to manage that medical condition. The current concession is 37.653 cents per day.

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

      For more information:

      Phone: 1300 132 003
      Email: mail@auroraenergy.com.au
      Web: www.auroraenergy.com.au