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Federal Government ceiling insulation rebates: Updated information

Posted in Policies by Kate Archdeacon on October 29th, 2009

Source: Moreland Energy Foundation

There have been some changes to the Federal insulation rebate programs. The Low Emission Assistance Plan for Renters (LEAPR), which provided $1000 rebate to landlords for rental accommodation, is now discontinued. Instead renters are now eligible for Home Insulation Program (HIP) which provides assistance of up to $1,600 to install ceiling insulation. The assistance is now available to eligible owner-occupiers, landlords and tenants. While the rebate has been increased per household there has been a dramatic reduction on the overall amount of money available to this part of the program.

To read more about and apply for the rebate visit www.environment.gov.au/energyefficiency/insulation/homeowners/

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