• Heating allowance


    Category : Concessions > Electricity
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    An allowance of $56 a year is made to eligible pensioners to assist
    with heating costs. Payments of $28 are made in May and September.

    The allowance is available to people who hold a:

    • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card.

    A single pensioner must not have more than $1 750* in cash assets and married/de facto pensioners must not have more than $2 750.*

    *Other conditions also apply.

    For more information:

    Phone: 1800 300 068
    Web: www.dhhs.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card
  • Other bus operators


    Category : Concessions > Transport > Visually impaired bus concessions
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    A 50 per cent concession on the adult base fare is available to visually impaired people who have a:

    • Vision Impaired Person's Travel Pass issued by the Transport Commission.

    Applicants for this card must hold a current DHS Pensioner Concession Card endorsed for Disability Support Pension Blind or Age Blind Pension, or a DVA (Blind) Pension.

    The concession is also available to an accompanying mobility instructor authorised by Guide Dogs Tasmania.

    For more information:

    Phone: 6166 3350
    Email: passenger.transport@stategrowth.tas.gov.au
    Web: www.transport.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Pensioner Concession Card
  • The Cascades Female Factory Historic Site


    Category : Concessions > Parks and heritage
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    Discounted Heritage Tours are available to holders of a:

    • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • DHS Health Care Card
    • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Tasmanian Seniors Card
    • University of Tasmania Student Card

    Companion Card holders will receive a second ticket for their companion carer at no charge.

    For more information:

    Phone: 03 6233 6656
    Email: info@femalefactory.org.au
    Web: www.femalefactory.org.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Department of Human Services Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion 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

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