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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 other category. To view each concession, click on its name. To expand or collapse the information for every concession use the links below:

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    • Police record checks for volunteers

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      A reduced fee of $5 for a police record check is available to:

      • volunteers pre-approved and validated by the relevant volunteer organisation.

      Organisations must complete the ‘Volunteer Rate Application Form’ for the volunteer to be able to receive the reduced fee.

      For more information:

      Department of Police and Emergency Management
      Phone:
      6173 2928 or 6173 2929
      Email: criminalhistoryservices@police.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.police.tas.gov.au

    • Enduring Power of Attorney

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      When the Public Trustee is appointed as the attorney, there is no charge to prepare an Enduring Power of Attorney for:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card holders.

      There will be a charge of $295 per hour (pro-rata) for time in excess of 30 minutes.

      For more information:

      Public Trustee
      Phone:
      1800 068 784
      Email: tpt@publictrustee.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.publictrustee.tas.gov.au

    • Right to Information (previously Freedom of Information) requests

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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

      A waived fee may be available to people who have a:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
      • DHS Health Care Card.

      For more information:

      Contact the relevant Tasmanian Government department on 1300 135 513.

    • Access to computers and the internet

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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

      Use a computer and access the internet for free at your local LINC, library or online access centre. Many locations also have free Wi-Fi to use with your own device.

      Normal fees and charges apply for printing – visit: www.linc.tas.gov.au/how-to/Pages/pay-buy.aspx

      Some community-managed online access centres may charge fees for services. Please check with your local LINC, library or online access centre for details.

      For more information:

      Phone: 6165 5539
      Email: linc@education.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.linc.tas.gov.au/how-to/Pages/computer.aspx

    • Making a Will

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

      Where the Public Trustee is appointed as the executor, there is no charge to prepare a Will for:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card holders.

      There will be a charge of $295 per hour (pro-rata) for time in excess of 60 minutes.

      For more information:

      Public Trustee
      Phone:
      1800 068 784
      Email: tpt@publictrustee.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.publictrustee.tas.gov.au

    • No Interest Micro Business Loan Program

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      Department of Human Services Health Care Card

      The Program is available to those on low incomes (Health Care Card holders) and provides business support and small interest-free loans.

      Loans of up to $3 000 are available to assist, start or grow a small business.

      For more information:

      Business Tasmania
      Phone:
      1800 440 026
      Email: ask@business.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.business.tas.gov.au