Power Saving Bonus

Eligible community members can apply for the State Government’s $250 Power Saving Bonus.

This one-off $250 payment is designed to help ease the cost of living for eligible Victorian households during the pandemic.

Register for a 10 minute session with our team to apply for your bonus by phoning 5422 3433.
Appointments available 28th & 29th July between 9:30am—12pm

Applications for the Power Saving Bonus are made online, however we understand that many people in our communities either lack access to devices or internet, or lack confidence and skills in using technology.
To ensure no one gets left behind, Neighbourhood Houses across the state are ready to help people complete their Power Saving Bonus application.

To be eligible, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Be a Victorian residential energy consumer (i.e. have a residential electricity account)
Be receiving payments under one of the following concession programs:
Centrelink Pensioner Concession
JobSeeker, Youth Allowance, Austudy or Abstudy
Department of Veterans Affairs Pensioner Concession
Or hold a Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Card
Holders of Health Care Cards who are not recipients of Youth Allowance, JobSeeker, Austudy or Abstudy are not eligible.


For further information https://www.nhvic.org.au/power-saving-bonus-outreach-program