You may be eligible for this card if you receive any of the following payments – Age Pension, Carer Payment, Disability Support Pension, Newstart Allowance or Parenting Payment Single. Benefits can include entitlements relating to medication costs and the ability to bulk bill for doctor’s appointments. Concessions may be available on utility bills, reduced rates for property and water and reduced fares on public transport.

You do not need to apply for this card with Centrelink. If you are eligible, you will automatically receive the card as long as you continue to meet the criteria. Cards are valid for two years.

See list of eligible payments

Health Care Card
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