What does concessional mean? What cards are eligible?

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What does concessional mean? What cards are eligible?

People with the following valid concessional types will be eligible for the initiative (if they also meet the other eligibility criteria):

  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (as issued by DHS* or DVA**)
  • Commonwealth Pensioner Concession Card (as issued by DHS or DVA)
  • Commonwealth Health Care Card (as issued by DHS or DVA)
  • DVA Gold Card
  • DVA White Card
  • Identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person

*DHS Department of Human Services, now known as Services Australia

**DVA Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Please refer to the NDSS website for full details on eligible concessional cards/eligibility criteria.