• National Parks passes

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    A 20 per cent discount on annual and two-year National Parks passes is available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Seniors Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

    Purchase online via https://passes.parks.tas.gov.au/

    Companion Card holders will receive an identical day person or backpacker pass for their companion carer at no charge, when one of these passes is purchased by a Companion Card holder.

    Please contact the specific national park prior to your visit to ascertain the suitability of the park (eg whether it is wheelchair accessible).

    Discounted Annual and Two Year Seniors All Parks passes are available to holders of a:

    • Seniors Card - all states and territories (excluding Seniors Business Card)

    Purchase online via https://passes.parks.tas.gov.au/

    For more information:

    Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
    Phone: 1300 827 727 (1300 TASPARKS)
    Email: parkfees@parks.tas.gov.au
    Web:  www.parks.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Overland Track

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    A 20 per cent discount on booking fees is available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card – all states and territories (excluding Seniors Business Cards)
    • Companion Card - upon application (a free ticket is available for a companion when one ticket is purchased by a Companion Card holder).

    For more information:

    Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
    Phone: 1300 827 727 (1300 TASPARKS)
    Web: www.overlandtrack.com.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Pharmaceuticals

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    Concessions are available on pharmaceuticals dispensed to patients discharged from hospital, outpatients attending the emergency department or hospital outpatient clinics within public hospitals.

    Medicare Card holders are entitled to receive pharmaceuticals at a maximum cost of $41.00* per prescription item. Holders of one of

    the following cards will pay a maximum of $6.60* per prescription item:

    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
    • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • PBS Safety Net Concessions Card issued by a Pharmacy
    • DVA Health Card – All Conditions (“Gold Card”)
    • DVA Health Card – For Specific Conditions (“White Card”) where the pharmaceuticals are for treatment of specific accepted condition(s)
    • Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Card (“Orange Card”)
    • DVA Repatriation Health Card.

    Holders of a PBS Safety Net Entitlement Card will not be charged for their medication.

    Under current arrangements, these amounts are adjusted in line with inflation by the Australian Government on 1 January each year

    For more information:

    Department of Health
    Phone:
    Royal Hobart Hospital: 6166 6700
    Launceston General Hospital: 6777 6728
    North-West Regional Hospital: 6493 6280
    Mersey Community Hospital: 6478 5229

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Port Arthur Historic Site

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    Discounted entry fees available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card - all states and territories
    • Student Card.

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

    For more information:

    Port Arthur Historic Site
    Phone:
    1800 659 101
    Email: reservations@portarthur.org.au
    Web: www.portarthur.org.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia 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; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (Botanical Shop)

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    Discounted Guided Tours and a 5 per cent discount in the Botanical Shop are available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Service Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card.

    Companion Card Holders will receive a second ticket for their companion carer at no charge on Guided Tours.

    For more information:

    Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
    Phone:
    6166 0451
    Email: rtbg@rtbg.tas.gov.au
    Web: www.rtbg.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia 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; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Sealink Bruny Island Ferry Service concession

  • The Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

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    Discounted Heritage Tours are available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card - all states and territories
    • Student Card.

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

    For more information:

    Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
    Phone:
    1800 139 478
    Email: info@femalefactory.org.au
    Web: www.femalefactory.org.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia 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; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • The Hastings Experience, Mole Creek Caves and Highfield Historic Site

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    Discounted tickets for the Hastings Experience (Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs), Mole Creek Caves and Highfield Historic Site are available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card – all states and territories (excluding Seniors Business Cards).
    • A free ticket is available for a companion when one ticket is purchased by a Companion Card holder.

    For more information:

    Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
    Phone:
    Hastings Reserve: 6298 3209
    Highfield House: 6458 1100
    Mole Creek Caves: 6363 5182
    Web: www.parks.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Three Capes Track

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    A 20 per cent discount on booking fees is available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Cards
    • Seniors Card – all states and territories (excluding Seniors Business Cards)
    • Companion Card - upon application (a free ticket is available for a companion when one ticket is purchased by a Companion Card holder).

    For more information:

    Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
    Phone: 1300 827 727 (1300 TASPARKS)
    Web: www.threecapestrack.com.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Transport access scheme - 50 per cent concession

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    A 50 per cent concession on the cost of taxi travel is available to people:

    • with a permanent and severe disability who have been assessed as meeting eligibility criteria for membership of the Transport Access Scheme

    and also hold one of the following:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (DHS or DVA).

    A maximum subsidy of $25 per single journey applies.

    For more information:

    Department of State Growth
    Phone:
    6166 3350
    Email: passenger.transport@stategrowth.tas.gov.au
    Web:
    www.transport.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card

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