You can complete an online application available from the Concessions Page on sa.gov.au.
Alternatively, contact the DHS Concessions Hotline and arrange to have a form sent to you.
Phone: 1800 307 758
A text telephone service is available for people who have a speech or hearing impairment on:
TTY: (08) 8226 6789.
You may be eligible for a concession on the ESL applied to your principal place of residence if you:
NOTE: a copy of the Will needs to be provided to Department Human Services at the time of applying for the concession
NOTE: With the exception of a Low Income Health Care Card, if you hold one of the cards listed above, once your initial application has been approved, your general remission/concession will automatically be deducted from all future ESL Notices. *If you hold a Low Income Health Care Card, you will need to apply every year.
NOTE: If you receive one of the Centrelink payments listed above, you will need to reapply each year.
The concession is available on only one property per person, married couple or domestic partnership and must constitute the persons’/couples’/partners’ principal place of residence. Two or more persons owning land jointly or as tenants in common (other than a married couple or a domestic partnership) are each eligible for a part concession, proportionate to their interest in their principal place of residence.
The maximum concession available is $46 per year.
You will also receive the benefit of an increased general remission on your Notice.
Use our Emergency Services Levy Calculator to estimate the levy payable.