Approved pensioners are eligible for Queensland Government subsidy and a Council rebate.
To be eligible for rates concessions, applicants must:
- Have a Pensioner Concession Card, and Entitlement Card or a Gold Card.
- Be the registered owner and resident of the property for which the rebate is claimed.
Part Pensioners are also eligible.
if you have moved here, you need to make and application to our Council as concessions received in other shires and cities are not transferable.
State Government Subsidy
Pensioners who comply with the conditions above will be granted a remission equivalent to 20% of total rates and charges with a maximum subsidy payable of $180.00 per annum.
For more information, visit the Queensland Government website.
Council grants pensioner remissions according to the following principles:
- Aged, invalid, war service, war widows, widows or other approved pensioners who comply with the above conditions will be granted a remission.
- A remission of the rates granted to aged pensioner(s) in conformity with the foregoing conditions shall be allowed in each year without further application so long as the pensioner(s) remain qualified to receive such remission.
For more information, please phone (07) 4621 8000.