National Disability Insurance Scheme Savings Fund – abolish the Energy Supplement for all new recipients

From 20 September 2016, the Energy Supplement will not be available for new customers of social security payments, family payments and the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.

Information update: this Budget measure includes components that are subject to the passage of legislation.

Description of the measure

From 20 September 2016, the Energy Supplement will not be available for new customers of social security payments, family payments and the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.

Existing customers will continue to receive the payment as long they remain continuously eligible for the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card, social security payments or family payments that attract the Energy Supplement.

Questions and answers

Who is eligible for this measure

From 20 September 2016, there will be no new customers for the Energy Supplement.

However, you may continue to be paid the Energy Supplement if on 19 September 2016 you continue to receive one of the following:

The date this measure will start and finish

This measure will start on 20 September 2016 and is ongoing.

Page last updated: 12 September 2016

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