Assisting our community with the $250 Power Saving Bonus
Tatura Community House is an official community outreach provider for the State Government’s $250 Power Saving Bonus.
We are assisting community members to receive this one-off payment to help ease energy bill stress, and to help them seek out a better energy deal.
The new round for the Power Saving Bonus started on 24 March - all Victorian households are eligible again.
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 experiencing power bill stress during the coronavirus pandemic.
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 1 July 2022 until 30 June 2023.
How many people per household can apply?
Only one payment is available to each household.
I have received the Power Saving Bonus before. Can I apply again?
Yes, you can - as long as your previous application was done before 24 March 2023.
How do I apply?
Applications are made online. We will process your application for you and ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded.
Give us a call 03 5824 1315
Address: 12 – 16 Casey St Tatura Vic 3616
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
BSB and bank account number
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.
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 we assisting people with applications?
Thursdays 10am to 12pm
Fridays 10am to 12pm
Other dates and time by appointment only.
Do I need to call and book a time?
Bookings are essential