$200 Rebate For All Queensland Households

Household Utility Assistance Package and power bill relief.

$200 Rebate For All Queensland Households

The Queensland Government is providing a $300 Million Household Utility Assistance Package to all Queenslanders during the Covid-19 crisis. This is in addition to the Government’s Asset Ownership Dividend package, worth $100 million, and will see households receive a $200 utility payment to assist with electricity and water bills this year.

$200 rebate for all 2.1 million Queensland households (including the $50 Asset Ownership Dividend already announced) to offset the cost of water and electricity bills.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Eligibility

The $200 Household Utility Assistance Package will go to all households (around 2 million). This includes homeowners, tenants, customers who receive an electricity bill from their landlord or body corporate, and customers in communities with card-operated meters.

How to apply

No application required. It will be automatically applied through household electricity bills.

FAQs

The $200 utility payment builds on the previously announced $50 Asset Ownership Dividend and will see households receive another $50 in electricity bill relief (bringing it to a total of $100 in electricity bill relief), and a further $100 towards water bills this year.

The entire $200 utility rebate – for both electricity and water costs – will be provided through the household electricity bill. This is the simplest way to get this money to Queensland households as quickly as possible.

No application required. It will be automatically applied through household electricity bills.

Government is working with retailers to get the payment to households as soon as possible. Depending upon when their bill falls due, customers will begin to see the payment over the coming months.

$200 Rebate For All Queensland Households - Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What makes up the household utility payment?

The $200 utility payment builds on the previously announced $50 Asset Ownership Dividend and will see households receive another $50 in electricity bill relief (bringing it to a total of $100 in electricity bill relief), and a further $100 towards water bills this year.

How will people receive the payment?

The entire $200 utility rebate – for both electricity and water costs – will be provided through the household electricity bill. This is the simplest way to get this money to Queensland households as quickly as possible.

How to apply?

No application required. It will be automatically applied through household electricity bills.

When will Queenslanders start to receive the utility payment?

Government is working with retailers to get the payment to households as soon as possible. Depending upon when their bill falls due, customers will begin to see the payment over the coming months.

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