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.
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
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)
- War widow pension under legislation of the United Kingdom or New Zealand
You can demonstrate that you and your spouse or domestic partner meet low-income provisions for concessions applications in the low-income earners category.
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
2. Submit the application
Post the form to (no stamp required):
Reply Paid 292
Adelaide SA 5001
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Concessions Hotline - 1800 307 758
If you have a hearing or speech impairment - TTY 8226 6789
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