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Queensland

Energy emergency assistance for households

Program name:

Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme

The Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme is for Queensland households experiencing problems paying their electricity or reticulated natural gas bills as a result of an unforeseen emergency or a short-term financial crisis.

Medical cooling and heating electricity concession

Program name:

Medical Cooling and Heating Electricity Concession Scheme

The Medical Cooling and Heating Electricity Concession Scheme helps with electricity costs for people who have a chronic medical condition.

Salon waste repurposing program

Program name:

Waste Free Systems 

The Waste Free Systems program is free and helps hair and beauty salon members to reuse, recycle and reduce waste going to landfill. Assistance includes bins, training for staff and marketing materials.

Salon reuse, recycling and waste reduction program

Program name:

Sustainable Salons

The Sustainable Salons program assists salon members including beauty and pet-grooming salons, barber shops, and dermal and cosmetics clinics across Australia to recycle and reduce waste going to landfill. Profits from the sale of recycled materials go to OzHarvest.

Australasian recycling label

Program name:

Australasian Recycling Label

The Australasian Recycling Label provides Australians with easy-to-understand recycling information when you need it most.  It makes it easier for you to put the right packaging in the right bin. It removes confusion, saves time and reduces waste going to landfill.

Container deposit refund scheme - Qld

Program name:

Containers for Change

The Containers for Change scheme enables people in Queensland to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.