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7.4.1 Clean Energy Advance

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Last amended: 16 July 2012

This section provides information on eligibility for and the amount of the clean energy advance (CEA).

What is the Clean Energy Advance?

The CEA is an upfront lump sum payment, paid in respect of a clean energy advance period. It is designed to help recipients meet the cost of living impact of the carbon price.    


The clean energy advance is an upfront lump sum payment, paid in respect of a clean energy advance period. It is designed to help recipients meet the cost of living impact of the carbon price.

 

 

The following table outlines the clean energy advance period for each clean energy underlying payment:

Clean energy underlying payment

Clean Energy Advance Period

Service pension

Age pension

War widows/widower's pension

Disability pension

Seniors supplement

MRCA wholly dependant partner payment

MRCA special rate disability pension

1 July 2012 to 19 March 2013

MRCA permanent impairment payment

1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013

VCES fortnightly education allowance

MRCAETS fortnightly education allowance

First advance - 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013

Second advance - 1 July 2013 to 31 December 2013