New South Wales

Energy bill relief for vulnerable households

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Energy Account Payment Assistance scheme

NSW households experiencing difficulty paying their electricity or gas bill could be eligible for a financial support under the Energy Accounts Payments Assistance (EAPA) scheme.

Family energy rebate

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Family Energy Rebate - NSW

The Family Energy Rebate helps eligible NSW family households with dependent children cover the costs of their energy bills.

Life support rebate

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Life Support Energy Rebate - NSW

The Life Support Energy Rebate (LSER) helps cover the energy costs for eligible NSW customers who need, or have someone living with them who needs to use approved energy-intensive medical equipment at home.

Energy rebate for seniors

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Seniors Energy Rebate - NSW

The Seniors Energy Rebate is available for eligible independent NSW retirees who hold a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card to help cover the cost of their electricity.

Low income household rebate

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Low Income Household Rebate - NSW

The Low Income Household Rebate (LIHR) helps low income NSW households cover the costs of their energy bills.

Medical energy rebate

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Medical Energy Rebate - NSW

The Medical Energy Rebate helps to cover energy costs for NSW customers who have an inability to self-regulate body temperature when exposed to extreme environmental temperatures.

Battery installation discount

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Smart Distributed Batteries project

SolarHub, with funding from the NSW Government, is offering a point of sale discount to approximately 650 residential and small business customers to encourage battery installation.