Can you claim an electricity rebate?
NORTH Burnett Regional Council has reminded residents to check if they are eligible for the new electricity rebate.
From April 1, Commonwealth Health Care Card holders can apply for the Electricity Rebate through their retailer.
Eligible customers will receive payments that may be backdated to January 1.
Once verified, the rebate will start appearing on the next electricity bill, with payments backdated to January 1 or when the customer became eligible after January 1.
Rebates are available to people who hold any of the below:
Pensioner Concession Card;
Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card (and receive the War Widow/er Pension or special rate TPI Pension); or
Queensland Seniors Card. For further information on rebate eligibility or other energy concessions available, please phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68) or visit http://bit.ly/2iD3VRn.