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.

To apply now online, simply fill out the online application form or for more information on all the concessions available, continue reading below.

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Annual Electricity Concession

Prices effective from 1 July 2018

The electricity concession provides eligible customers with a daily discount of 137.980 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

To apply for the Annual Electricity Concession, fill in the Application Form (PDF) or use the online application form.

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:

Oxygen Concentrator 102.268¢
Peritoneal dialysis machine 75.877¢
Haemo-dialysis machine 75.877¢
Chronic positive pressure & airways regulator 36.289¢
Continuous positive airways pressure machine 36.289¢
Respirator (iron lung) 135.259¢
Combination oxygen concentrator and chronic positive pressure and airways regulator 138.558¢
Phototherapy machine 192.722¢
Left ventricular assist device 36.289¢

To apply for this concession, please complete the Application Form (PDF) or complete the online application here. 

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 41.328 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).
 

More information

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