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Energy and utilities

A range of savings are available to Queenslanders to help with energy and utilities. Check to see what might be available to you.

Check the labels on each item to see who may be eligible.

Visit the links to check your eligibility or find out more, including how to apply.

  • Battery Booster program

    The Battery Booster program has now closed to new conditional approval applications. The program provides rebates of up to $4,000 for eligible Queenslanders to purchase and install household battery systems connected to new or existing rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

    After receiving their conditional approval letter, householders participating in the program have up to 90 days to install their conditionally approved battery system and claim the rebate.

    More about the Battery Booster program

    All Queenslanders
  • Cost of Living Rebate

    Eligible Queenslanders will receive a Cost of Living Rebate on their electricity bill in 2023–24 and 2024–25.

    More about the Cost of Living Rebate

    All Queenslanders
  • Electricity Life Support Concession Scheme

    Electricity life support concession for eligible people who are seriously ill and use a home-based oxygen concentrator or kidney dialysis machine.

    This scheme currently provides eligible applicants with:

    • $975.60 per year for each oxygen concentrator, or
    • $653.34 per year for each kidney dialysis machine you use.

    More about the Electricity Life Support Concession Scheme

    People with a disabilitySeniors
  • Electricity Rebate Scheme

    Queensland pensioners and seniors may be eligible for an annual rebate of $372.20 on their electricity bill. Customers must apply for their rebate through their electricity provider.

    More about the Electricity Rebate Scheme

    Asylum seekersConcession card holdersHomeowners and tenantsPensionersSeniors
  • Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme

    The Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme provides one-off emergency assistance of up to $720 every 2 years. It helps low income households experiencing a short–term financial crisis who are unable to pay their current electricity or reticulated natural gas account. Customers must apply through their energy provider.

    More about the Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme

    Concession card holdersHomeowners and tenants
  • 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, such as multiple sclerosis, autonomic system dysfunction, significant burns or a severe inflammatory skin condition, which is aggravated by changes in temperature.

    More about the Medical Cooling and Heating Electricity Concession Scheme

    Asylum seekersConcession card holdersPensionersPeople with a disabilitySeniorsVeterans
  • Reticulated Natural Gas Rebate Scheme

    Queensland pensioners and seniors may be eligible for an annual rebate of $86.75 on their reticulated natural gas bill. Rebates are automatically deducted from your bill. Customers must apply for their rebate through their gas provider.

    More about the Reticulated Natural Gas Rebate Scheme

    Asylum seekersConcession card holdersHomeowners and tenantsPensionersSeniorsVeterans
  • South East Queensland Pensioner Water Subsidy Scheme

    A water subsidy of up to $120 per year is available for eligible South East Queensland pensioners to help ease the cost of living. Customers must apply through their water provider.

    Check eligibility

    Seniors
Last updated: 
20 November 2023