Council Rates Concessions
Councils may offer discounted rates for Pension Concession Card holders who own their home. Contact your local council for further details.
Electricity and Gas Rebates
Medical Cooling and Heating Electricity Concession Scheme
Mito patients who have issues with regulating their body temperature may be eligible for the Medical Heating and Cooling Concession, an annual rebate on electricity in addition to the electricity rebate listed above. Holding a Pensioner Concession Card or receiving certain Centrelink payments is required for eligibility. Click here for further information and to download an application form.
Water and sewerage
Pensioner Concession Card holders and those who receive certain Centrelink payments may be eligible for rebates on their water bill through Water Corporation. Find out more.
South Australian Transport Subside Scheme (SATSS)
Mito Patients who are unable to use public transport independently may be eligible for the SATSS. This includes the Taxi Fare Subsidy Scheme, entitling the holder to receive subsidised taxi travel and the Plus One FREE COMPANION card which provides free travel for a companion or carer on Adelaide public transport. Applicants who are eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) must go through the NDIS application process before applying for the SATSS. Click here for further information and to download an application form.
Mito patients who have a vision impairment may be eligible for the ‘Travel Pass for Person with a Vision Impairment’ which entitles them to travel for free on all Adelaide Metro bus, train and tram services. Find out more.
Disability Parking Scheme
Disability Parking Permit holders may park in spaces where the international symbol of access is shown and have an extension in timed spaces. Mito patients who have severely restricted speed of movement and have difficulty using public transport may be eligible. The application form and further information is available here.
Telephone Services: Priority/Special Assistance
Some telecommunication providers offer priority or special assistance to people who have a life-threatening medical condition and whose life may be at risk without access to a fully operational phone service. Mito patients who are at high risk of cardiovascular emergencies or patients who live alone, without support or in remote locations may be eligible.
Find out more from Telstra or ask your telecommunication provider.
Australia Post - MyPost Concession
Hearing Aid Bank
The Audiology Department at Royal Adelaide Hospital provides audiology services as well as a hearing aid bank. For more information about an appointment contact (08) 8222 4288.
Home Dialysis Electricity Concession
People who receive dialysis at home are eligible for an electricity concession. Find out more.
If you use other electrically operated life-support equipment, it is important to let your energy provider know so they can notify you of any planned power outages.