Security Incentive Scheme
The Town’s Security Incentive Scheme program offers rebates to assist residents improve the level of security within their home and vehicle through the installation of approved security devices. Rebates up to the value of $200 (or $250 for approved concession card holders) are available for the following:
Home Security Devices
- Home Intruder Alarms
- Door Deadlocks
- Keyed Window Locks
- Security Sensor Lights
- Security Screened Doors
- Security Window Screens
- Smoke Detectors.
- Vehicle Security Devices
- Vehicle Immobilisers
The Town also offers a subsidy to local businesses (up to the value of $500) for the installation of the following security devices:
- Closed Circuit Television Video
- Business Intruder Alarm (monitored)
- Security Sensor Light
- Door Deadlocks
- Duress Alarm (monitored).
To take advantage of the Security Incentive Scheme, rebate applications need to include either a quote of the security item to be installed or a valid receipt within twelve months of the security item having already been installed. For any application to be considered for a rebate the quote or receipt must be from a registered business with a Security Agent License.
I am looking to repair security devices within my home – can I use the rebate to offset the costs of doing this?
No. Applications for the Home Security Rebate are not eligible for improvements, repairs or additions to existing devices. This rebate is only applicable for the initial installation of home security devices.
I am renting in the Town and would like to install a Home Intruder Alarm – what is the process I need to follow to be eligible f
You will need to arrange for the Property Owner, Landlord or Property Manager to act on your behalf in approving the installation of the security device as part of the application process.
I recently installed a new immobilizer on my vehicle - can I apply for the Vehicle Immobiliser Rebate?
If your vehicle is predated 1999 and you have a copy of the receipt for full payment of the installed (AS 4601:1999) approved immobilizer, from a licensed installer within twelve months of the receipt date – you will be eligible to apply for this rebate.