This rebate pays $285 per year (indexed annually on 1 July) or $0.7808 (GST excl) per day towards the cost of electricity in your household. depend on the number of days in each billing period. It's paid in instalments through your Discover Energy electricity bill – the exact amount paid on each bill will depend on the number of days in each billing period.
It's designed to assist eligible Discover Energy customers with all household energy costs, but is applied on the electricity bill only.
You'll need one of these concession cards:
a. Pensioner Concession Card issued by Centrelink or Department of Veterans' Affairs
b. Centrelink Health Care Card
c. Department of Veterans' Affairs Gold Card (for recipients of War Widow or War Widower
d. Totally and Permanently Incapacitated rate or Extreme Disablement Adjustment rate pensions).
A concession can be claimed only if:
a. you are a resident of NSW
b. the energy account is in the name of the concession card holder
c. the supply address is the domestic primary place of residence
d. you are a customer of the retailer, or a long term resident of an on-supplied residential community, or a resident of an on-supplied retirement village, or a resident of an on-supplied strata scheme.
The following cardholders are ineligible:
a. Centrelink Child Disability Healthcare cards
b. Centrelink Foster Care Healthcare cards
c. DVA Dependent and Specific Conditions cards
d. Commonwealth State Seniors cards
e. Commonwealth Seniors Health cards.