One-off Energy Assistance Payment

This payment is no longer available.

You may still get the one-off Energy Assistance Payment if both the following apply:

  • you submitted a claim for an eligible payment on or before 2 April 2019
  • you’ve since had your payment granted.

An eligible payment is one of these:

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

How much you’ll get

If you’re eligible, we’ll pay you one of the following amounts:

  • $75 for singles
  • $62.50 for each eligible member of a couple
  • $75 for each eligible member of a couple who are living apart due to ill health.

We’ll pay the amount straight into your bank account. You don’t need to contact us or do anything.

Page last updated: 11 May 2020