Concessions and rebates
Check to see if you are eligible for any concessions or rebates on your power bill, or across any energy saving products or services you may have or be looking to purchase.
You should also talk with your electricity retailer or visit their website to familiarise yourself with the concessions, rebates and hardship programs they offer.
Annual Electricity ConcessionThe Annual Electricity Concession provides concession cardholders with a discount of 17.5 per cent off household electricity bills.
Rebates and incentives on energy-saving products and services
There are rebate programs that can help you make energy-efficient choices for your home.
There are Energy Saver Incentives too. Households and businesses can get special offers and discounts on energy-efficient products and appliances.
National Home Energy Saver Scheme (HESS)
The Australian Government’s Home Energy Saver Scheme (HESS) assists low-income households who are experiencing difficulty paying their energy bills. The scheme offers telephone advice, education workshops and home visits.
Kildonan UnitingCare are the scheme’s service provider for Victoria and can be contacted on 1800 685 682 (free call).