Jettys Journal - August 2017

NEWS

Appliance replacement offer We are offering discounts on new energy efficient fridges and TVs so you can replace your old inefficient models. New appliances can cut your energy bills, improve your household and family living costs and help protect our environment. We are offering: • 40% off the cost of a fridge (save up to $200 a year on your energy bill) 50% off the cost of a TV (save up to $125 a year on your energy bill) Is this offer for you? To receive this offer you must: • be a NSW resident • hold one of the following:  Pensioner Concession Card  Health Care Card or Low Income Health Care Card from Centrelink  Veterans' Affairs Gold Card  own a fridge 6 years old, or older, and want to replace it own a plasma or cathode ray tube (CRT) television and want to replace it Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holders are not eligible for this offer. Want to apply? There are 3 easy steps and the application takes only minutes to complete. Make sure you have your valid concession card with you when you apply. Apply online @ http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/households/appliance-replacement-offer.htm See the website for appliances on offer. For face to face assistance go to Service NSW or your local library. Office of environment and heritage 1300 361 967 Donate to give life Make your decision count this DonateLife Week. DonateLife week is Sunday 30 July to Sunday 6 August 2017. It’s a great time to: • think about organ and tissue donation discuss your decision with loved ones Last year 1,713 lives were saved, thanks to 770 donors and their families. Around 1,400 Australians are on transplant waiting lists today. Just 1 donor can save and improve the lives of 10 or more people. The Australian Organ Donor Register is the only national register to record your decision. It’s easy to register and it leaves your family in no doubt of your decision. Nine in 10 families agree to donation when their loved one has registered. Talk to your family about your decision. Next steps Read more about the Australian Organ Donor Register. Read more about how to register your decision on the Organ and Tissue Authority website.

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/news/donate-give-life

August 2017 | Volume 14 | Issue 8

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