Austudy or ABSTUDY
You may be eligible for these concessions because you receive either:
Cost of Living Concession
Helps people on low or fixed incomes with household costs such as council rates, electricity or medical bills.
Emergency Services Levy
Home owners may be eligible to receive a remission on the Emergency Services Levy (ESL) for their principal place of residence.
Help with the cost of energy bills for people on low or fixed incomes.
Provides a basic funeral for people who were on a low or fixed income.
Medical heating and cooling
Assists those on a fixed or low income who have a clinically verified medical condition that requires the frequent use of heating or cooling in the home.
Free or concession travel on public transport.
Residential parks scheme
A single combined concession to help with energy, water and sewerage bills for people who live in a residential or caravan park.
Water and sewerage rates
Help with water and sewerage rates for people on low or fixed incomes.