$250 Power Saving Bonus


West Footscray Neighbourhood 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.

As of 1 July 2022, this payment is available to all Victorian households.

What is the $250 Power Saving Bonus?
The $250 Power Saving Bonus is a one-off $250 payment which 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)
  • 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 am a concession card holder who received the previous Power Saving Bonus before 1 July 2022. 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.

DROP IN (no need for an appointment)

Mondays 10am-12pm
Thursdays 1-3pm
Bring along a copy of a recent electricity bill. This is needed to complete your application.
Contact us to arrange another time [during our business hours of 9am-3pm Monday to Friday]. Phone 9687 3345, email admin@wfnh.com.au or PM

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
  • some ID