Power bill discounts and free Kindy announced in QLD Budget

The recent State Budget was focused on delivering cost of living relief to Queenslanders, including:

  • $550 Electricity Rebate for all households (Deducted Straight from your power bill)
  • $1072 Electricity Rebate for Pensioners and Concession Card Holders
  • $650 Electricty Rebate for Small Businesses
  • Making Kindy Free (Up to $4,600 saving for families)

Other Highlights:

  • $1.1b increase in funding for social housing projects
  • Doubling Housing Investment Fund to $2b
  • $2.9b in additional ambulance and hospital funding
  • $70m increase in patient travel subsidy
  • $150 swim school vouchers for 30,000 families
  • $12b budget surplus
  • $75m for a new multi-level carpark at Mackay Base Hospital.

Further Links:

Find out more about the cost of living savings here: https://www.queenslandsavers.qld.gov.au/

Free Kindy announcement: https://statements.qld.gov.au/statements/97916

Power bill discounts: https://www.treasury.qld.gov.au/programs-and-policies/energy-bill-relief/