$300 Rego Rebate Before Christmas

An LNP government will give every Queenslander who owns a registered car a $300 Rego Rebate before Christmas.

This Rego Rebate will inject $1.15 billion into the Queensland economy before Christmas, helping to create more jobs.

The LNP’s Rego Rebate will put $300 straight into the bank accounts of Queensland drivers, to spend on the things that matter.

Spend it on your family, spend it with local businesses, spend it to make your Christmas better. Your spending will save Queensland jobs.

Queenslanders have been through a tough year and they deserve this rego rebate. With the worst unemployment in the nation for the last four years, small businesses are on their knees.

The LNP’s COVID car rego rebate will put $1.15 billion of stimulus into the Queensland economy before Christmas.

It’s only fair to give money back to Queenslanders who haven’t been able to drive their cars as much because of COVID restrictions – it’s their money, we are giving it back.

Queensland drivers are up to $120 a year worse off every year because of Labor’s rego hikes.

Queensland is the most expensive state to register a Holden commodore and Toyota Kluger and the second most expensive state to register a Mitsubishi Triton Ute, Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai i30.

How will Queenslanders get the rebate?

Registered car owners will receive a letter in the mail with an access code for an online portal. After the registration owner’s details are verified they will be asked to provide their banking details for the rebate to be electronically transferred.

Who is eligible?

3.87 million Queenslanders who have paid car registration are eligible. If you have a registered vehicle on 1 November 2020 you are eligible unless you are a car dealer or a hire car company like Hertz or Avis.

Who is ineligible?

Car dealers or hire car companies like Hertz or Avis.

What if the car is registered for commercial purposes?

Yes. We know many small business owners and tradies have a car that is registered for commercial purposes and they have been doing it tough and haven’t been driving their vehicles as much as they were pre-COVID.

What about people with multiple registered cars?

If you have multiple registered cars you will get a $300 COVID rego rebate for each car.

What if someone doesn’t have internet or computer access for the portal?

Transport and main road service centres will also be available to assist in accessing the online portal.

Is there a time period that the rebate will need to be redeemed by?

We will encourage Queenslanders to access the rebate as quickly as possible to stimulate the economy. The rebate will be available for the full financial year (30 June 2021).

What were the restrictions on people using their cars?

For periods of time, people were only able to undertake essential activities, they were allowed to travel more than a certain distance for non-essential activities (in April there was 50km restriction and in May a 150km restriction), in most of Queensland motorists haven’t allowed to drive interstate from many parts of Queensland (noting the limited border bubble – Gold Coast and Tweed).