Some information regarding the $250 Power Saving Bonus provided by the State Government.
You or someone you know may be eligible for the bonus, which is a one-off State Government payment of $250 to support Victorian households during the COVID-19 pandemic. To be eligible, you must be receiving payments under one of the following programs:
•Centrelink Pensioner Concession
•Austudy or Abstudy
•Department of Veterans Affairs Pensioner Concession
•Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Card
You can apply online at compare.energy.vic.gov.au. Please note, this program is not delivered by Council.
If you would like help to apply, you can call the team at Good Shepherd on 1300 026 500 and they will help you apply. They can also help connect you with other rebates or concessions that might be available to you. You may need a copy of a recent electricity bill with you when you call.