Home Energy Assistance Scheme

Home Energy Assistance Scheme

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Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme

The Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme:

The Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme:

The Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme pays up to $720 once every 2 years.

Eligibility

To be eligible you must be responsible for paying the outstanding bill (the bill does not need to be in your name) and meet one of the following:

have an income equal to or less than the Australian Government’s maximum income rate for part-age pensioners. Contact Centrelink for details of the maximum income rate.

Full eligibility details, including the types of emergency situations you might get help for, are available from 1st Energy or participating financial counselling service.

How do I apply for the Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme?

Contact us at 1st Energy and we’ll assist you with your application.