Pension concession

Concessions on rates on the principal place of residence

Concessions are available for people who have:

  • Centrelink - Pensioner Concession Card 
  • Department of Veterans Affairs - Gold Card (TPI) or Gold Card (War Widow)

Present your card at the Council office with the completed Municipal Rates Concession application form at the bottom of the page and an application will be made to the Department of Human Services. 

Holders of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Cards given for EDA or POW should apply by contacting the Concessions Information Line on 1800 658 521 (toll free). The Department of Health and Human Services will check your concession card details with Centrelink and provide the concession as a rebate.

The amount of rebate is up to a maximum of $223.80 for the 2017/2018 rating year. Health Care Cards do not entitle ratepayers to a rate rebate.

For information contact the Concessions Information Line 1800 658 521 toll free or see the Human services website