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Winter gas concession for eligible card holders

Program name:
Winter gas concession - Victoria

Overview

Eligible concession card holders could receive a concession on their gas bill during the winter months.

The concession is 17.5% of domestic mains gas usage and service costs between 1 May and 30 October each year, and is calculated after retailer discounts are deducted.

The concession does not apply to the first $62.40 of the 6-month winter period bills. This is calculated as a daily rate on each bill.

Key eligibility

To be eligible for the concession, the electricity account holder must have one of the following:

  • Pensioner Concession Card
  • Health Care Card
  • Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card.

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

To apply for the concession, phone your gas retailer or visit their website.

For more information, phone the Victorian Government Concession information line on 1800 658 521 (toll free) or visit the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website.