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1.1.E.109 Energy supplement


From 20 September 2014 the ES replaced the clean energy supplement (CES), and now provides, to eligible recipients, assistance with household expenses including energy costs. From 20 March 2017, the ES was closed to new CSHC holders. Refer to for more details.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.15.2 ES - qualification & payability

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