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3.15.2 ES - qualification & payability

Introduction

This section details the qualification and payability issues for ES.

The ES is a supplementary payment that commenced on 20 September 2014. Prior to this it was called the clean energy supplement (CES).

From 20 March 2017, the ES was closed to new CSHC holders. Refer to 3.15.2.30 for more details. The ES provides assistance with household expenses including energy costs. The ES is not indexed.

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