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Life Support Equipment Electricity Subsidy Scheme

The Life Support Equipment Energy Subsidy (LSEES) assists financially disadvantaged persons, or their dependants to meet the electricity costs associated with operating life support equipment at home. The subsidy is aimed at persons who hold means tested concession cards, (or dependants of people who hold means tested concession cards), who use specified life support equipment in their home under specialist medical advice.

Contacts

Name: Office of State Revenue
Phone: (08) 9262 1373
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How to Apply

Application forms can be obtained from www.finance.wa.gov.au or by phoning the Energy Subsidies enquiry line on (08) 9262 1373. The application form must be completed in full and the authorisation and declaration signed by the applicant and relevant medical practitioner.

Eligibility

The applicant for the subsidy must be the holder of one of the following means tested concession cards:

  • Pensioner Concession Card  
  • Health Care Card or
  • Health Care Interim Voucher.

In addition, both of the following criteria must be met:

  • The specified home-based life support equipment must be prescribed by an appropriate specialist medical practitioner or a medical practitioner working in a specialist department of a hospital, and
  • The prescribed life support equipment operates at the specified home address. A listing of the specified life support equipment can be found at www.finance.wa.gov.au  or by phoning the Energy Subsidies enquiry line on (08) 9262 1373.

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