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Assistance with electricity costs available

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Assistance with electricity costs available

With electricity prices set to rise, did you know there is help available?

Electricity Concession

Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card and ImmiCard holders may be eligible for the electricity concession, which gives you a discount on your electricity bill.

The concession is going up to $574 annually and you also receive a credit of $119 on your first bill after 1 August 2022.

Emergency Hardship Assistance

Emergency relief is available to help in times of financial stress, including helping with power bill payments. Take a look at the TASCOSS website’s Emergency Relief Service Providers page to find an emergency relief provider in your area.

Energy Saver Loan Scheme

The Tasmanian Government is in the process of setting up a $50 million Energy Saver Loan Scheme which will provide interest-free loans of up to $10,000 for eligible applicants to invest in energy efficient products that help lower their electricity bills. The Scheme is currently under development. To read more and to register to be notified when it opens, visit the Winter Energy Assistance Package 2022 page.