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Companion Card

Companion Card

Services Australia Health Care Card

Services Australia Health Care Card

Services Australia Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Services Australia Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card

Services Australia Pensioner 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 ‘Declaration of Volunteer / Concession Status' on the application form for the volunteer to be able to receive the reduced fee.

      For more information:

      Department of Police, Fire 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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      Services Australia Health Care Card; Seniors Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

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

      • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card holders
      • Seniors Card holders.

      Please note: This is for a standard 30 minute appointment. If your affairs are complicated or more time is required, additional time may be charged.

      For more information:

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

    • Right to Information requests

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      Services Australia 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:

      • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
      • Services Australia Health Care Card.

      For more information:

      Contact the relevant Tasmanian Government agency on 1300 135 513.

    • Access to computers and the internet

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      Visit your local library for free access to computers, the internet, Wi-Fi, items in the collection and a range of learning programs.

      No fines are charged for overdue items.

      Please check with your local library for details

      For more information:

      Libraries Tasmania
      Phone:
      6165 5600
      Email: libraries.tas@education.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.libraries.tas.gov.au/how-to/Pages/computer.aspx

    • Making a Will

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      Services Australia Health Care Card; Seniors 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:

      • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card holders
      • Seniors Card holders.

      Please note: This is for a standard 60 minute appointment. If your affairs are complicated or more time is required, additional time may be charged.

      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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      Services Australia Health Care Card

      The Program is available to people 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 people who want to start their own business or grow an existing one.

      For more information:

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

    • Ticket to Play

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

      Vouchers to help with the cost of sporting club registration are available for children aged 5-18 who are listed on Centrelink Health Care, Pensioner Concession Cards or in Out of Home Care.

      Vouchers can be used towards registration fees at approved sporting clubs as well as Scouts, Girl Guides and Cadet Organisations.

      For more information, a list of approved activity providers or to apply for a voucher, visit Ticket to Play.

      For more information:

      Sport and Recreation, Department of Communities Tasmania
      Phone: 1800 252 476
      Email: tickettoplay@communities.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.communities.tas.gov.au/ticket-to-play

    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Specific Programs and Services

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      The Tasmanian Government delivers a number of Aboriginal specific programs and services. In order to access these programs and services, applicants must first satisfy the requirements of Eligibility for Tasmanian Government Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Programs and Services Policy. Information about this Policy and the associated eligibility requirements is available at www.communities.tas.gov.au/csr/oaa/eligibility_policy