Who can apply for the concession?
An electricity account holder who holds one of the following eligible cards:
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Health Care Card
- Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card
How much is the concession?
Discount – 17.5 per cent of electricity usage and service costs.
The concession is calculated after retailer discounts and solar credits have been deducted.
Concession period – All year around.
Households with very high electricity bills (over $2,820 in the year starting 1 December 2017) need to apply for the Excess electricity concession to continue to receive a concession on their bill.
Want to know more?
Visit the Victorian Government’s Annual Electricity Concession web page.