You are eligible for a $182.50 rebate on your rates for your principal place of residence if you hold a:
- Pensioner Concession Card — issued by Centrelink or Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card — War Widow (WW)
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card — Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI).
In addition, the Municipal rates concession provides a 50% discount off your Council rates up to a maximum of $223.80 plus an additional $50.00 concession that is set-off against your fire service levy charges.
People who receive unemployment benefits or holders of health care cards do not qualify for the rebate.
How to apply for a pensioner rebate
To apply you need to follow these steps:
Step 2: Submit the completed form to us via any of the following:
- Upload the form online
- Mail: Yarra City Council, PO Box 168 Richmond VIC 3121
- In person at a Yarra City Council contact centre