Energy Concessions, Rebates and Grants
If you’re looking for more info on whether you can get a concession, rebate or grant towards your energy bill, you’ve come to the right place. In this section of our website, you’ll find details on all the available concessions that can be applied to your Powershop bill.
What are energy concessions, rebates and grants?
Energy concessions, rebates and grants are programs provided by state governments to assist people with their energy bills, typically in the form of credits or discounts.
How do I know if I can receive a concession, rebate or grant?
There are specific criteria set by the relevant state government that you must satisfy in order to receive a concession, rebate or grant. In most cases, it is a requirement that you hold a valid concession card. In some instances a state government issued seniors card can also qualify for assistance.
What are concession cards?
Concession cards are issued by the Commonwealth Government and state governments to Australian residents whose circumstances meet specific criteria and entitle the holder to some benefit(s). There are a number of different types of concession cards available, including:
the Pensioner Concession Card issued by Centrelink or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA);
the Commonwealth Health Care Card issued by Centrelink; and
the DVA Gold Card.
not all concession cards provide an entitlement to an energy concession, rebate and/or grant.