Energy Assistance Payments on way

One-off Energy Assistance Payment

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ONE-OFF Energy Assistance Payments will be made to eligible government payment recipients in June.

ONE-OFF Energy Assistance Payments will be made to eligible government payment recipients in June.

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If you were receiving a government payment on April 2, you could be in for a small windfall.

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ONE-OFF Energy Assistance Payments will be made to eligible government payment recipients in June.

The payment - $75 for singles and $62.50 for each eligible member of a couple - will be made to people who were receiving an eligible payment on April 2 this year.

Eligible payments include the age pension, carer payment, disability support pension, Newstart allowance, partner allowance, widow allowance and widow B pension.

The payment will be made by June 30.

Payment recipients do not need to do anything, as all those eligible will be paid automatically.

If your payment was nil on April 2, you are not eligible.

For a full list of eligible payments click HERE

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