An allowance of $56 a year is made to eligible pensioners to assist with heating costs. Payments of $28 are made in May and September.
The allowance is available to people who hold a:
DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card.
A single pensioner must not have more than $1,750* in cash assets and married/de facto pensioners must not have more than $2,750. *
*Other conditions also apply.
For more information:
Department of Communities Tasmania
Phone: 1800 300 068