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