Who can apply for a concession?

Eligible pensioners can claim concession for rates on their main place of residence. Only one concession per financial year is allowed.

Other criteria

  • Your place of residence must be the same address that’s on your pension card and be a single rateable property
  • Your concession card must be valid at the time of application

What does this concession provide?

  • A concession on your Council rates of up to $259.50

  • A concession on the Fire Services Property Levy of $50.00

What cards are eligible?

Pensioner Concession Card
– issued by Centrelink or Department of Veterans’ Affairs

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Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card
– War Widow (WW)

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Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card
– Totally & Permanently Incapacitated (TPI)

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Please note: Health Care Cards are NOT eligible


Apply for a concession

Before a concession can be given you must complete and return a Municipal Rates Concession form.

Municipal Rates Concession form

For more information about concessions visitServices Australia (the Agency).