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Heating allowance for pensioners

Program name:
Heating Allowance - Tasmania

Overview

The Heating Allowance is a payment of $56 per year to eligible pensioners residing in Tasmania to assist with heating costs. Two payments of $28 are made each year in May and September.

Only 1 Heating Allowance payment is allowed per household.

Key eligibility

To be eligible for the allowance you must hold a Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card.

A single pensioner must not have more than $1 750 in cash assets and married/de facto pensioners must not have more than $2 750.

Other conditions also apply.

Next steps

To check your eligibility and apply for the allowance, go to the Department of Communities Tasmania website.