Service NSW helps low income households save
ELIGIBLE low income households can reduce the costs of their energy bills by accessing a range of rebates via Service NSW.
- Families who receive the Family Tax Benefit can save up to $180 on electricity with the Family Energy Rebate
- Pensioner Concession, Health Care and DVA Gold card holders can save up to $285 per year with the Low Income Household Rebate
- Self-funded retirees can save up to $200 per year with the NSW Seniors Energy Rebate.
Save up to $600 a year on electricity bills with solar
you receive the Low Income Household Rebate you may be eligible to swap your
rebate for a free, fully installed, solar system to save money on your
If your home is not suitable for solar, you may be eligible to swap your rebate for up to $4,000 worth of energy efficient upgrades in your home.
More ways to save
Keep your cost of living down by saving on household expenses:
- If you’re a pensioner and own and occupy your home, you may qualify to claim the Pensioner Water Rebate
- Save up to $110 per year on your gas bill with the Gas Rebate if you’re an eligible Pensioner Concession or Health Care Card holder
- Save up to $250 per year on council rates if you’re an eligible pensioner.
If you’re a retiree and unsure what applies to you, watch our video on how to access rebates and discounts.
Get discounts on energy efficient lighting
Switching to LEDs will help you reduce the amount of energy you use and give you long-term savings on your bills. Find out if you’re eligible to have the cost of replacement LED bulbs and their installation subsidised under the Energy Savings Scheme.
To find out more go to service.nsw.gov.au or phone 137 788.