The Electricity Rebate has been extended to more Queenslanders helping to help ease cost-of-living pressures.

Health Care Card holders and Asylum Seekers are now able to apply for the Electricity Rebate. For those who apply before 30 June 2017, payments will be backdated to 1 January 2017. This backdate is only available until 30 June 2017.  For people applying after 30 June, the rebate will only paid from the date they applied.

To apply, account holders must contact their electricity retailer to provide their name, account number (on their bill), date of birth, and either their ImmiCard number or Health Care Card number. This factsheet provides more information.

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