• What is the $250 Power Saving Bonus?

    The $250 Power Saving Bonus is a one-off $250 payment that provides direct support to Victorian households.

  • Who is eligible for the Power Saving Bonus?

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

    ● Be a Victorian residential energy consumer (i.e. have a residential electricity account)

    ● You must be the account holder

  • When can households apply?

    This program is running from 24 March 2023.
    Scheduled to remain open until 31 August 2023.

  • How many people per household can apply?

    Only one payment is available to each household.

  • I am a concession card holder who received the previous Power Saving Bonus. Can I apply again?

    Yes, you can.

  • How do I apply?

    Applications are made online. If you do not have access to the internet or are uncomfortable using technology, we are here to help. Get in contact with Hampton and Highett Community Centres and we will help you every step of the way:
    Phone number: 0492 800 592

  • How will it be paid to me?

    When you submit your application online, you will be able to choose between receiving your payment via EFT (electronic transfer into your bank account) or cheque.

  • What do I need for the application process?

    When you come to us to submit your application, there are a few things you need to bring with you:

    ● A copy of a recent electricity bill
    ● Your ‘NMI’ number (this is located on your bill and is typically a10 or 11-digit number)

  • How long does it take to receive the Power Saving Bonus?

    If you meet the eligibility and documentation requirements, you should receive your $250 payment via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) within two to three weeks of submission. If you request payment via cheque, this should be received within four weeks.

  • What times are Hampton and Highett Community Centres assisting people with applications?

    HCC and HNCH available to assist with applications Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri

  • What’s the easiest way to get to Hampton and Highett Community Centres via public transport?

    Highett: Highett Station is a 9 min walk. A bus stop is located on the corner of Worthing Road and Livingston Street.

    Hampton: Hampton Station is a 1 min walk. Bus stops are located at Hampton Station.

  • Do I need to call and book a time?

    No, Please fill in the online form by clicking the button above and someone from the centre will be in contact with you shortly.