Concession amounts

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).

Electricity

$1.275 per day

$0.091 per kilowatt hours (kWh) used

For accounts that send energy back to the electricity network, the concession applies to net consumption.

Electricity tokens

$1,140 for 12 months. Tokens are mailed out in January and July.

Off-grid electricity

$1.275 per day

Water

$0.960 per day

$0.955 per kilolitre used

Sewerage

$1.332 per day

Property rates

62.5% of the annual property rates charge up to a maximum of $200 per rating year per household.

Garbage concessions

LocationConcession amount
Alice Springs$52
Darwin$46.25
Tennant Creek$45
Elliott$105
Palmerston$47.50
Central Desert$75
Coomalie$40
Katherine$45
Litchfield$25
Borroloola$61.96
Mataranka$10.37
Nauiyu$75
Pine Creek$67
Timber Creek$85.68
Nhulunbuy$100.80
West Arnhem$120
Wagait$150

Public transport

Discounted fares on Darwin and Alice Springs bus services.

Motor vehicle registration

$154 for 12 months

$77 for six months

Driver licences

Free

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.

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Last updated: 25 July 2017