If you’re on a low or fixed income, you might be eligible to receive the energy concession - to cover the cost of your electricity and gas payments (including LPG).
To find out more and check if you’re eligible, jump onto the SA Government energy concessions website.
To apply, first check you eligibility then fill out an application online with the Department of Human Services – or download the application form and send it to:
If you’re on a low or fixed income, but also have a medical condition that makes it difficult to regulate your temperature you could be eligible for a concession each year. This concession might be applied to your electricity account – or paid directly to you by the Department of Human Services, South Australia, each quarter.
The Emergency Electricity Payment Scheme is aimed at assisting customers who are unable to pay their electricity debt. Upon successful application a payment of up to $400 is provided to low-income households who may be at risk of disconnection. An applicant may apply once every three years after the date of their last EEPS payment.
To apply and find out more about the Emergency Electricity Payment Scheme, please contact your local financial counsellor whilst assessing your situation.
The scheme is administered by the Department of Human Services, South Australia.