If you are eligible, you may be able to access the following discounts on your electricity bill. It’s important to note that all of the discounts only apply for your home (principle place of residence on a general domestic energy tariff) – and can’t be used for holiday homes, businesses or by landlords who are renting out their property.
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Annual Electricity Concession
Prices effective from 1 July 2019
The electricity concession provides eligible customers with a daily discount of 140.740 cents per day. We administer the concession on behalf of the Tasmanian Government.
Eligible customers must have one of the following concession cards:
- Pensioner Concession Card (Centrelink or Veterans Affairs)
- Health Care Card
- ImmiCard (Bridging Visa E)
- Tasmanian Concession Card (issued by Department of Communities Tasmania)
- Community Detention Card
Life support concession
The life support concession is a daily discount for customers who use an approved life support system or who live with someone who uses one. This concession can only be claimed once for your primary place of residence, however if you have more than one life support device you may be able to claim the discount for each eligible device.
The approved devices and rates per day are:
|Peritoneal dialysis machine||77.395¢|
|Chronic positive pressure & airways regulator||37.015¢|
|Continuous positive airways pressure machine||37.015¢|
|Respirator (iron lung)||137.964¢|
|Combination oxygen concentrator and chronic positive pressure and airways regulator||141.329¢|
|Left ventricular assist device||37.015¢|
To apply for this concession, please complete the Application Form (PDF)
Medical cooling or heating concession
The medical cooling or heating concession is a daily discount if you have, or live with a person who has, a medical condition that requires cooling or heating of your home (principal place of residence) in order to manage that condition. The current concession is 42.155 cents per day. The electricity account holder must have an eligible Pension Concession Card or Health Care Card to qualify for the medical cooling or heating concession.
To apply for this concession, please complete the Application Form (PDF).
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