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Medical and disability concessions

Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme

If you live in rural and remote areas and have to travel more than 50km for specialist medical services not available locally, you may be eligible for assistance with travel costs. Find out more.

Disability Support Pension

The Australian Government provides eligible people living with illness, injury or disability with access to a support pension and a range of allowances.

Contact the Department of Human Services on 13 27 17 for information about eligibility and how to apply.

Low Income Health Care Card

The Low Income Health Care Card gives low income earners access to cheaper prescription medicines and various concessions from government and private organisations.

If you are below pension-age, you can contact the Department of Human Services on 13 24 90 for information about eligibility and how to apply.

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Last updated:
12 July 2016

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