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Concessions and Subsidies

If you hold an appropriate concession card you may be eligible for various concessions, rebates and subsidies as administered by the State Government.

Energy Concession Extension Scheme

This scheme includes the Energy Assistance Payment, the Dependent Child Rebate and the Air Conditioning Rebate.

Note: currently none of Source’s projects are located in a region that will qualify for the Air Conditioning Rebate.

To be eligible for any of the concessions in this scheme you will need one of the following cards to qualify:

  • Centrelink Health Care Card
  • Centrelink Pensioner Concessions Card
  • Veteran Affairs Gold Card
  • Centrelink Commonwealth Seniors Card
  • Veterans Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Card
  • Veteran Affairs Pensioner Concession Card
 Further details on eligibility and information on how to apply is located here:
Apply for the Energy Concession Extension Scheme

A link to the information you will need to make an application can be found here:

Application checklist 

If you wish to make an application please contact us and will provide you with all of the details relevant to your application and assist you with the process.

Hardship Utilities Grant Scheme (HUGS)

Please contact us and we can work with you to determine you HUGS eligibility and assist you with the process as administered by the Department of Communities.
You will need to discuss with us your difficulty in making payment or you specific state of financial hardship as well as agree to enter into a 180 day payment arrangement. 
For further details please visit ConcessionsWA HUGs.

 

Account Establishment Fee Rebate

This is a one off rebate to reduce the costs associated with establishing an electricity account with Source. To be eligible you will need one of the following cards to qualify:

  • Centrelink Health Care Card
  • Centrelink Pensioner Concessions Card
  • Veteran Affairs Gold Card

Please contact us and we can work with you to determine your eligibility.

Life support equipment electricity subsidy

The Life Support Equipment Electricity Subsidy Scheme provides assistance to help cover the electricity costs with operating life support equipment at home. To be eligible you must have medical authorisation from a treating physician and hold one of the following cards:

  • Centrelink Health Care Card
  • Centrelink Pensioner Concessions Card
  • Veterans Pensioner Concession Card
  • Veterans Affairs Gold Card

For further information including how to apply please visit the Department of Finance website.

Thermoregulatory Dysfunction Energy Subsidy Scheme

Administered by the Office of State Revenue this subsidy enables customers who suffer from chronic medical conditions which prevent them from controlling their own body temperature reduce costs associated with air conditioning.

For further information including how to apply please visit the Department of Finance website.

 

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