To receive a concession you must:
To own means you must:
The following concessions are available
You must pay the amount on you notice by 30 June (the last day) of the current financial year.For example, rates for the 2011/12 rating year must be paid by 30 June 2012.
You must pay according to the terms of your lease.
Your annual water service charges, local government rates and emergency services levy will be automatically deferred, where you are eligible, if the amount required to be paid to receive a rebate is not paid by 30 June of the current financial year.
The deferment option is not available where the property is:
Please note, if the deferment option is not available, and you do not pay your rates or charges before 30 June of the current financial year, you will lose your rebate and you will be required to pay the full amount.
Please note, if the deferment option is not available, you must pay the amount indicated on your rates or water service charges notice before 30 June of the current financial year to receive the rebate.
If you become eligible to hold either a WA Seniors Card, Pensioner Concession Card, State Concession Card or a WA Seniors Card together with a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card during the year, you can still obtain a pro-rata rebate on your rates and charges for the current financial year from the date you register with either the Water Corporation or your local government.
Where arrears of your annual water service charges or local government rates or Emergency Services Levy exist, a concession or deferment may be available where you enter into, and comply with, a payment arrangement to clear the arrears.
You must immediately advise both the Water Corporation and your local government, if your circumstances change at any time. For example, notification is required if:
To apply for a concession, simply submit a completed application form, together with a photocopy(ies) of both sides of your card(s) to either:
Your one application will be registered at both organisations.
Your application for registration will be effective from the date that either the Water Corporation or your local government receives a completed registration form.
You can only claim a concession on one property in any one financial year, being the property owned and occupied on 1 July.
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