Concessions

Cost of Living Concession

Pensioner Concessions, State Senior Card Ratepayer (Self-Funded Retiree) and Other Concessions

Until recently, the State Government funded concessions on Council rates. These concessions were formerly available to the holders of pensioner concession cards, veterans, low-income earners, unemployed, students and self-funded retirees. The State Government abolished all these concessions with effect from 30 June 2015. From 1 July 2015, the State Government has elected to replace these concessions with a single “cost of living payment” provided directly to those entitled. This payment may be used to offset Council rates. Note that not all former recipients of rates concessions will be entitled to the new payment.

To check eligibility, contact Concessions SA or 

Email: Costoflivingconcession@sa.gov.au           Phone: 1800 307 758

If you have a hearing or speech impairment - TTY 8226 6789

 

Sewerage Rate Concession

The separate concession entitlements for Council Community Waste Water Schemes (CWMS) will also be paid directly to eligible customers.

To check eligibility, contact ConcessionsSA or 

Email: concessions@sa.gov.au                  Phone: 1800 307 758

If you have a hearing or speech impairment - TTY 8226 6789

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