Rebates

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Waste

Business - reduce single-use plastic straws

The Straws Suck campaign is a free program that assists Australian Capital Territory cafes and bars get rid of plastic waste, focusing on single-use plastic straws.

Available: ACT

For: Business

Type: Business premises

Energy
Water

Business energy and water efficiency

The Business Energy and Water Program provides rebates of up to $5,000 to eligible Australian Capital Territory businesses wanting to upgrade to more energy and water-efficient technologies including lighting, appliances, heating and cooling, refrigeration, insulation, toilets and tapware.

Available: ACT

For: Business

Type: Business premises

Energy

Business energy-efficient lighting upgrades

The ActewAGL Big Business Light Switch program assists Australian Capital Territory businesses to upgrade their lighting by switching to energy-efficient LEDs (light emitting diodes). 

Available: ACT

For: Business

Type: Business premises

Energy

Business lighting efficiency webtool

The Lighting Efficiency webtool helps Australian Capital Territory businesses assess the efficiency of their lighting and suggest possible upgrades. 

Available: ACT

For: Business

Type: Business premises

Energy
Waste

Business recycling and waste managment

The Business Recycling scheme is a free program that assists Australian Capital Territory and Queanbeyan businesses implement efficient recycling and waste management practices. 

Available: ACT

For: Business

Type: Business premises

Energy

Choose energy-efficient appliances app

The Energy Rating Calculator App makes it easier when you’re shopping for a new appliance. The App can save you hundreds of dollars on electricity bills by helping you choose energy-efficient appliances.

Available: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter, Business, School

Type: Apartment, House

Energy

Choose energy-efficient lightbulbs app

This Light Bulb Saver App identifies the best light bulbs to replace your incandescent and halogen bulbs, as well as how much you could save by switching to energy-efficient light bulbs.  

Available: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter, Business, School

Type: Apartment, House

Energy

Electricity feed-in tariff

The renewable energy feed-in tariff pays eligible Australian Capital Territory households and small-businesses for the excess electricity they generate from small-scale solar (photovoltaic or PV) or wind power systems.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter, Business

Type: Apartment, House

Energy

Energy Rating Label

Each year the Energy Rating Label is found on over 7 million appliances for sale in Australia and New Zealand. The label helps you compare how much electricity an appliance uses. Choosing energy-efficient appliances can help you save money on energy bills as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Available: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter, Business, School

Type: Apartment, House

Energy
Water
Travel

Financial assistance to buy energy-efficient appliances

The No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) provides individuals and families on low incomes across Australia with access to safe, fair and affordable credit. There are no fees, interest or charges.

Available: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

For: Home owner, Renter

Type: Apartment, House

Energy
Waste

Fridge and freezer removal rebate

The Fridge Buyback program rewards Australian Capital Territory households and businesses that have their old fridge or freezer removed. Your fridge or freezer will be collected and recycled for free. ActewAGL electricity account holders will also receive a $30 rebate on their next electricity bill.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter, Business

Type: Apartment, House

Water

Garden watering web tool

The WaterRight Gardens Webtool helps Australian Capital Territory residents work out how much water a garden needs to remain healthy and the best time to water.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter

Type: Apartment, House

Energy
Water

Home energy and water efficiency

The Home Energy Efficiency Program provides eligible low-income Australian Capital Territory households with a practical approach to help them reduce their energy and water use and save on energy and water bills.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter

Type: Apartment, House

Energy

Home energy efficiency advice

The Sustainable Home Advice program provides Australian Capital Territory residents with free advice, information and DIY videos to minimise home energy use and reduce energy bills.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter

Type: Apartment, House

Energy

Home energy self-assessment kit

The  Home Energy Action Kit is available from libraries, it assists Australian Capital Territory residents perform a home energy self-assessment and develop their own home energy action plans.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter

Type: Apartment, House

Water

Plant selector

The Canberra Plant Selector makes it easier for Australian Capital Territory residents to choose plants that are suited to their local soil and weather conditions.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter

Type: Apartment, House

Energy

Renewable power incentives (solar, wind and hydro)

Households across Australia that install a small-scale solar (photovoltaic or PV), wind turbine or hydro renewable energy system, or a solar or heat pump hot water system, may be eligible for a benefit under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.

Available: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter

Type: Apartment, House

Energy

Solar PV battery storage discount

The Next Generation Energy Storage Grants provides Australian Capital Territory households and businesses with a discount to install a battery storage unit with a new or existing rooftop solar PV system. Your household battery is charged with free solar energy—saving you money.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Renter, Business

Type: House

Energy

Solar PV for pensioners

The Solar for Low Income Households Program can help eligible Australian Capital Territory residents replace invest in rooftop solar panels to help reduce their energy costs.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner

Type: Apartment, House

Energy
Waste

Television and computer recycling

The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme provides householders and small businesses with access to free recycling services for televisions and computers, printers, keyboards, mice and hard drives.

Available: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

For: Home owner, Landlord, Renter, Business

Type: Apartment, House, Business premises

Energy

Wood heater and fireplace replacement subsidy

The Wood Heater Replacement Program can help Australian Capital Territory residents replace wood heaters or open fireplaces with a new energy-efficient electric reverse cycle heat system. Rebates of up to $1,000 are available.

Available: ACT

For: Home owner, Landlord

Type: Apartment, House