NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme
This page lists the schedule of concessional amounts which came into force on 1 July 2017.
Updates are made at the beginning of each financial year with the release of the annual Consumer Price Index (CPI).
The rate displayed on your electricity bill is now GST exclusive.
For accounts that send energy back to the electricity network, the concession applies to net consumption.
$1.158182 per day
$0.082728 per kilowatt hours (kWh) used
$1.274 per day
$0.091 per kWh used
The GST inclusive daily rate was previously published at $1.275 per day, which was incorrect. Customers were charged the correct rate of $1.274 effective 1 July 2017.
$1,140 for 12 months. Tokens are mailed out in January and July.
$1.275 per day
$0.960 per day
$0.955 per kilolitre used
$1.332 per day
62.5% of the annual property rates charge up to a maximum of $200 per rating year per household.
Motor vehicle registration
$154 for 12 months
$77 for six months
Available every two years by applying through your optometrist.
Concessions are also available to dependent children under 16 years that live with you. The concession includes either:
- one pair of prescription reading glasses and one pair of distance glasses
- or one pair bifocal, multifocal or progressive glasses.
The concession may cover some repairs plus other costs.
Interstate and overseas travel
Up to $500 every two years from the date of your last travel concession. For interstate travel the concession includes GST. For international travel the concession excludes GST and all other taxes.
Last updated: 25 May 2018