Assistance with the $250 Power Saving Bonus

 

When can eligible households apply?

Eligible households can apply anytime now up until 31 January 2022.

How many people per household can apply?

Only one payment is available to each household.

How do I apply?

If you do not have access to or are uncomfortable using technology, get in contact with us and we will help you every step of the way:

Phone number: 03 9687 1560
Address: Drop in and see us at 59 Francis Street, Yarraville during business hours.

OR

you can apply directly using the link below:

Apply Directly Online Here

What do I need for the application process?

When you come to us to submit your application, there are a few things you need to bring with you:

1.) A copy of a recent electricity bill
2.) Your ‘NMI’ number (this is located on your bill and is typically a 10 or 11 digit number)
3.) Your card number for your Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card (for JobSeekers, Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy recipients)

Be sure to keep a copy of your NMI and your application reference number as you may need this information for further communications about your application.

How long does it take to receive the Power Saving Bonus?

If you meet the eligibility and documentation requirements, you should receive your $250 payment via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) within two to three weeks of submission. If you request payment via cheque, this should be received within four weeks.