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Companion Card

Companion Card

Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Care Card

Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Care Card

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card

Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card

Seniors Card

Seniors Card

Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

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Below is the list of concessions available in the licences category. To view each concession, click on its name. To expand or collapse the information for every concession use the links below:

    LICENCES

    licences

    • Driver's licence

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      Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Department of Human Services Health Care Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      Eligible applicants under 65 years can receive savings between $10.71 and $52.02, depending on the length of time the full driver licence is issued.

      Driver licence discounts are available to people who hold a:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
      • DHS Health Care Card
      • DVA Health Card – All Conditions (“Gold Card”)
      • DVA Health Card – For Specific Conditions (White Card)

      or

      • are members of the Transport Access Scheme (for people with a severe disability)
      • eligible asylum seekers.

      There is no licence fee for people 65 years and over, however, there is a small photo card fee of $10.34.

      For more information:

      Department of State Growth
      Phone:
      1300 135 513
      Email: Dlu@stategrowth.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.transport.tas.gov.au

    • Firearms fees

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      Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      A 20 per cent reduction on fees is available to people who hold a:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card.

      For more information:

      Department of Police and Emergency Management
      Phone:
      6173 2720
      Email: firearms@police.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.police.tas.gov.au

    • Inland recreational angling licence

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      Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Seniors Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      Savings on full season adult angling licences are available to:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card holders (discount of 45 per cent)
      • Seniors Card holders – all states and territories (discount of 20 per cent)
      • people aged between 14 and 17 years (discount of 84 per cent).

      For more information:

      Inland Fisheries Services
      Phone:
      1300 463 474 (1300 INFISH)
      Email: infish@ifs.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.ifs.tas.gov.au

    • Recreational game licence

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      Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Department of Human Services Health Care Card; Seniors Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      A 20 per cent discount for recreational game licences applies for:

      • deer
      • wallaby
      • muttonbird
      • pheasant
      • wild duck
      • brown quail.

      The discount is available to people who have a:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
      • DHS Health Care Card
      • Seniors Card holders - all states and territories.

      For more information:

      Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
      Phone:

      Game licences: 6165 4305
      General enquiries: 1300 368 550
      Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au 
      Web: www.gamelicences.dpipwe.tas.gov.au

    • Recreational sea fishing licence

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      Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Seniors Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      A 50 per cent discount on the licence application fee applies for:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card holders
      • Seniors Card holders – all states and territories
      • people under the age of 16 years.

      For more information:

      Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
      Phone:
      6165 3233 or 1300 720 647
      Email: fishing.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.fishing.tas.gov.au/licence

    • Water licence

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      Appllicants are eligible for a 70 per cent rebate on the application fees for a new or variation to an existing water licence when:

      • the water allocations under the licence are exclusively for stock and domestic (but not commercial) use and
      • the maximum daily quantity of water taken is less than 0.01ML.

      For more information:

      Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
      Phone:
       6165 3019
      Email: water.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.dpipwe.tas.gov.au