Energy Assistance Payments will be paid in June 2019

30 April 2019

If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment by 30 June 2019.

The Energy Assistance Payment is a one off payment. It’s $75 for singles and $62.50 for each eligible member of a couple.

On 2 April 2019 you must have been getting 1 of these payments:

  • ABSTUDY Living Allowance
  • Austudy
  • Age Pension
  • Carer Payment
  • Disability Support Pension
  • Double Orphan Pension
  • Farm Household Allowance
  • Newstart Allowance
  • Parenting Payment Partnered
  • Parenting Payment Single
  • Partner Allowance
  • Sickness Allowance
  • Special Benefit
  • Widow Allowance
  • Widow B Pension
  • Wife Pension
  • Youth Allowance.

There’s nothing you need to do. If you’re eligible, we’ll pay you automatically.

If your payment was $0 on 2 April 2019, you’re not eligible.

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