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

Property Rates & Garbage

Property rates and garbage concessions are available to members who own and live permanently in their own home.

Only one concession will be applied per household.

Concessions are paid automatically by your local council through reduced property rates and garbage collection charges.

Property rate concessions

62.5% of the annual property rates charge up to maximum of $200 per rating year per household.

Garbage concessions

Garbage concessions vary depending on which local government area.

Location

Concession amount

Alice Springs

$52

Darwin

$46.25

Tennant Creek

$45

Elliott

$105

Palmerston

$47.50

Central Desert

$75

Coomalie

$40

Katherine

$45

Litchfield

$25

Borroloola

$61.96

Mataranka

$10.37

Nauiyu

$75

Pine Creek

$67

Timber Creek

$85.68

Nhulunbuy

$100.80

West Arnhem

$120

Wagait

$150

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