Pensioners with appropriate concession cards are eligible for a rebate of 50% of rates and charges up to a maximum of $241 per year plus $50 off the fire services levy. This rebate is only applicable where the property is the sole or principal place of residence of the applicant.
To be able to claim a concession on your rates and charges you must ensure that:
Please note that health care and seniors cards are not accepted.
Please complete the application and include a copy of the front and back of your concession card.
enquiries [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: Rates%20pension%20concession%20application)
Bayside City Council, PO Box 27, Sandringham VIC 3191.
If you hold a Veterans' Affairs Gold Card for:
you can apply via the Department of Veteran Affairs website.
The Fire Services Property Levy Act 2012 provides a $50 concession on an eligible EDA and POW cardholder’s principal place of residence for the fire services levy.
Please go to www.dva.gov.au.