Following on from a discussion in our Facebook CPAP support group, you may be entitled to a Centrelink benefit of $160 every year for the running of your CPAP machine. 

Centrelink will pay $160 to go toward the energy costs of your CPAP machine providing you are eligible.

To qualify for this benefit, you or the person you care for, must fit the following criteria:

    • Need heating, cooling or certain equipment for their medical needs
    • Have a Commonwealth Concession Card
    • Pay for the running costs

To find out more and to apply for this benefit, Click here.

Please note, if you have further queries about this, they should be directed to Centrelink or your Electricity provider.