The following eligibility criteria has been sourced from the Queensland Government’s website
To be eligible for the subsidy, you must be:
- a holder of a Queensland Pensioner Concession Card (issued by Centrelink or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs) or a Department of Veterans’ Affairs Repatriation Health Card for all conditions (Gold Card)
- the owner or life tenant* of the property which is your principal place of residence and located in Queensland, and
- legally responsible for the payment of local council rates and charges levied on that property.
*A life tenancy can be created only by a valid Will and is effective only after the death of the property owner, or by a Supreme or Family Court Order.
The property must be located in the South-East Queensland Water Grid area and the subsidy is allowed on only one property at a time.