Western Australia

Household energy payment support

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Household energy pricing and payment support

If you are having trouble paying your electricity, gas or water bill, you may be eligible for assistance from the Western Australian Government.

Financial hardship utility assistance

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Hardship Utility Grant Scheme

The Hardship Utility Grant Scheme (HUGS) assists Western Australian utility customers who are in financial hardship and are unable to pay their utility bills.

Thermoregulatory dysfunction energy subsidy

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Thermoregulatory Dysfunction Energy Subsidy Scheme

The Thermoregulatory Dysfunction Energy Subsidy Scheme assists financially disadvantaged persons with thermoregulatory dysfunction, or their dependants, to offset the energy costs associated with controlling the temperature in their home.

Energy concession for eligible card holders

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Energy Concession Extension Scheme

The Energy Concession Extension Scheme (ECES) provides an annual payment to assist eligible concession card holders with electricity costs.

Life support equipment subsidy

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Life Support Equipment Electricity Subsidy Scheme

The Life Support Equipment Electricity Subsidy Scheme is available to compensate eligible people for the electricity costs of operating life support equipment at home.

Water efficiency rebates and offers

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Water Corporation have tailored rebates and offers available in Perth Metro and regional towns across WA to help householders save water in the home and garden.

Underground electricity connection charge rebate

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Underground Electricity Connection Charge rebate - WA

A concession is available for pensioners or seniors in WA as either a rebate on, or the deferment of, the Underground Electricity Connection Charge.

Salon waste repurposing program

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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.