Financial Support and Assistance

Am I eligible for the NSW Gas Rebate?

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‎02-10-2019 05:01 PM

The NSW Government Gas Rebate is $110 per year or $0.3014 (GST excl) per day and commenced on 1 July 2017. The rebate is paid in instalments through each AGL gas bill. The exact amount of the rebate paid on

each bill will depend on the number of days in each billing period.

 

The Gas Rebate is intended to assist eligible AGL customers with their household energy and is applied on the gas bill only.

 

To be eligible for the NSW Gas Rebate, you need to:

  • be resident in New South Wales; and
  • be 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; and whose name appears on the gas account for supply of natural gas to his or her principal place of residence; and
  • hold either a:
  • Pensioner Concession Card issued by the DHS/DVA; or
  • DHS Health Care Card; or
  • DVA Gold Card marked with either:
  • War Widow or War Widower Pension; or
  • Totally and Permantly Incapacitated (TPI); or
  • Disability Pension (EDA). 

If you are currently receiving the NSW Gas Rebate you will not have to do anything and will automatically receive the increased rebate. If you are eligible but not currently receiving a rebate, contact us.


The following cardholders are ineligible:

  • Centrelink Child Disability Healthcare cards
  • Centrelink Foster Care Healthcare cards
  • DVA Dependent and Specific Conditions cards
  • Commonwealth State Seniors cards
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health cards

Check eligibility:

Want to check if you are eligible? Try our online tool that helps you find financial assistance options.
Create your action plan here: https://www.agl.com.au/heretohelp

 

For information about concessions visit the NSW Government website at http://www.resourcesandenergy.nsw.gov.au/energy-consumers/financial-assistance/rebates

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