Pensioners / Seniors - Rebates
Pensioners and seniors who meet the criteria and hold valid cards may be entitled to claim a rebate of up to 50% off the current year's rates and Emergency Services Levy (ESL) charge, or pensioners may defer payment of those rates.
To qualify for a pensioner/senior rebate you must be the owner and occupier of the property at 1 July of the financial year. A pro-rata rebate may be available from the date of registration to pensioners and seniors who become eligible after 1 July of the rating year.
Seniors card only holders are entitled to receive up to a 25% on rates and ESL (NOTE: a capped maximum amount applies each year).
Seniors card and Commonwealth Seniors Health card holder are entitled to receive up to 50% on rates and ESL.
Pensioner Concession card or State Concession card holders are entitled to receive up to 50% on rates and ESL.
Apply for a Rebate
To apply for a rebate, submit a completed application form (available at the Shire of Chittering or Water Corporation) together with a photocopy of your cards to either the Shire of Chittering or the Water Corporation