Concessions

Residential park resident concessions

People who live in a residential park or a caravan park may be eligible to receive a single combined concession to help with their energy, water and sewerage bills.

People who live in a residential park or a caravan park may be eligible to receive the Cost of Living Concession.

Eligibility

You may be eligible for a single combined concession to help with your household rates and expenses if you have one of the following cards:

  • Pensioner Concession Card
  • Gold Card from the Department of Veterans' Affairs
    • Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI)
    • Extreme Disablement Adjustment (EDA)
    • War Widow
  • Gold Card from the Department of Veterans' Affairs issued to a person with 80 or more overall impairment points under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
  • Low Income Health Care Card
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

OR

You receive one of the following eligible Centrelink payments:

  • Newstart Allowance
  • Sickness Allowance
  • Widow Allowance
  • Youth Allowance
  • Partner Allowance
  • Parenting Payment
  • Special Benefit
  • Community Development Employment Project (CDEP)
  • New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)
  • ABSTUDY
  • Austudy
  • War widow pension under legislation of the United Kingdom or New Zealand

OR

You can demonstrate that you and your spouse or domestic partner meet low-income provisions for concessions applications in the low-income earners category.

Concession amount

The amount of the concession you will receive depends on your living arrangements, the utilities you pay for and your income or card type. For example from 1 July 2016:

  • residents who own their own dwelling and pay for water, sewerage and energy can get a concession of up to $510 per year, paid quarterly ($127.50 per quarter)
  • tenants who pay for water and energy can get a concession of up to $335 per year, paid quarterly ($83.75 per quarter).

Emergency Services Levy

No Emergency Services Levy (fixed property) concession is payable, as this levy is not normally charged to residents of residential parks.

How to apply

1. Complete the form

Application for Concessions Residential Park Residents (222.0 KB PDF)

2. Submit the application

Post the form to (no stamp required):

ConcessionsSA
Reply Paid 292
Adelaide SA 5001 

Or email concessons@sa.gov.au

Contact

Email

Phone

Concessions Hotline - 1800 307 758

If you have a hearing or speech impairment - TTY 8226 6789

Interpreting and translating

To arrange an onsite or telephone interpreter, or to have a document translated, please call the Interpreting and Translating Centre (ITC) on 1800 280 203.


Related Information

Downloads

Residential Parks Information Sheet (1.3 MB PDF)
Application for Concessions Residential Park Residents (222.0 KB PDF)

Alternative version of documents

Many documents are displayed as PDF files.If you have problems accessing documents in the PDF format, you can request a copy to be made available in an alternative format.

Email: concessions@sa.gov.au


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Page last updated 7 April 2017

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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
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Last Updated:
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