THE TWO SCHEMES

Two new schemes for Northern Territory residents that support eligible pensioners, including aged pension recipients, with the cost of living and recognise the valuable contribution seniors continue to make to the Northern Territory.

 

NT CONCESSION SCHEME

A means-tested scheme supporting eligible Territorians with the cost of living.

NT SENIORS RECOGNITION SCHEME

Recognising the valuable contribution senior Territorians make to the Northern Territory. All senior Territorians 65 years or older, are eligible for this scheme

Electricity

Electricity concessions are for members who rent or own their own home and are legally responsible for paying the electricity bill at their residential address.

Only one member’s concession will be applied per household.

The NT Concession Scheme member must be the primary account holder (where the members name appears on the bill) or an authorised person on the account.

The rate displayed on your electricity bill is now GST exclusive.

GST exclusive

$1.158182 per day

$0.082728 per kilowatt hours (kWh) used

GST inclusive

$1.274 per day

$0.091 per kWh used

Electricity tokens

$1,200 for 12 months. Tokens are mailed out in January and July.

Off-grid electricity

$1.275 per day

Solar Electricity:

Members who have or are intending to install PV Solar Systems at their homes should be aware that their concessions may be impacted as solar credits from PV Solar Systems are applied to the members bill before the concessions are applied.  If the members solar panel system generates enough electricity to cover consumption and a credit is applied to the bill, no concessions will be applied to the members account. For more information see FAQ - Solar Electricity.

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