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:

  • Services Australia 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:

Department of Communities Tasmania
1800 300 068