Strathbogie Shire Council

Tel: 1800 065 993

Concessions for Rates

Rates Assistance for Pensioners

Under the State Government's Pensioner Rate Assistance scheme a concession is available of up to $218.30 for 2016/2017 rates and charges.

To be eligible for the concession you must be:

  • The owner or occupant who is responsible for the payment of the rates and charges; and
  • Be an eligible concession card holder; and
  • The property is the owner or occupant's sole or principal place of residence

Eligible Concession Cards include:

  • Current Centrelink or Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) Pension Concession card.
  • DVA Gold card - Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI).
  • DVA Gold card - War Widow (WW)

Please note: Health Care Card holders are not eligible.

An application form must be submitted to Council and can be obtained by contacting Customer Service on 1800 065 993 or downloading the form below and posting to Strathbogie Shire Council, PO Box 177 Euroa Vic 3666.

For further information on concessions please visit The Department of Human Services website http://services.dhhs.vic.gov.au/concessions-and-benefits

You can also find further information about the Municipal Rates Concession at this link http://services.dhhs.vic.gov.au/municipal-rates-concession

 



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