NSW Low income household rebate


Later Life Advice has found more than 40 programs, rebates and concessions available for age pensioners. 


What? A NSW government rebate for Pensioners to help pay electricity bills. 

How much? The value of the rebate is $285 if you have an account with an energy retailer or $313.50 for long-term residents of residential communities, retirement villages and strata schemes

How to apply? If you have an electricity account with an authorised energy retailer  you need to contact your retailer and notify them and they will apply the NSW Low Income Household Rebate to your account. 


The NSW Government has budgeted $193m in Low Income Household Rebate concessions for 2017-18.

This is a substantial benefit to the cost of living for an Australian receiving an age pension.

Stay tuned

Out of the 40+ concessions, programs and discounts offered by State and Federal Government, this one is one of the best.

Stay tuned as we track down more of these.

Source: Sydney Water Prices for your home

Source: 2017-18 Budget Paper No. 1 - Budget Statement - Appendix A6: Tax Expenditure and Concessional Charges Statement

AuthorBrendan Ryan