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Companion Card

Companion Card

Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Care Card

Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Care Card

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Pensioner Concession Card

Pensioner Concession Card

Seniors Card

Seniors 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 volunteer rate application form for the volunteer to be able to receive the reduced fee.

      For more information:

      Phone: 6230 2928 or 6230 2929
      Email: criminalhistoryservices@police.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.police.tas.gov.au

    • Enduring Power of Attorney

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      The Public Trustee will prepare an Enduring Power of Attorney free of charge for clients who appoint the Public Trustee directly as their attorney.

      For more information:

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

    • Right to Information (previously Freedom of Information) requests

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      Pensioner Concession Card

      A waived fee may be available to people who have a:

      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
      • DHS Health Care Card.

      For more information:

      Contact the relevant Tasmanian Government department on 1300 135 513.

    • Access to computers and the Internet for low income earners

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      Pensioner Concession Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      Free access to computers and the Internet at Online Access Centres is available to low income earners for:

      • normal booking limits of a one hour session, unless otherwise agreed with the centre coordinator
      • the use of computers and the Internet for business purposes.

      Normal fees and charges apply for printing.

      Some community Online Access Centres charge a small fee for use, however, free access is offered to people who are registered patrons and have a:

      • DHS Health Care Card
      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
      • Repatriation Health Card – For All Conditions (Gold Card).

      For more information:

      Phone: 6233 7511
      Email: linc@education.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.linc.tas.gov.au/global/aboutlinc/accessing-linc-services/computers

    • Birth certificates

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      Free birth extracts are available to Tasmanian-born people applying to DHS for the Age Pension.

      For more information:

      Phone: 1300 13 55 13
      Email: bdm@justice.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.justice.tas.gov.au/bdm

    • Making a Will

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      Pensioner Concession Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      Where the Public Trustee is appointed sole executor there is no charge for:

      • students
      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card holders
      • DHS Health Care Card holders
      • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holders
      • Seniors Card holders – all states and territories
      • beneficiaries of an estate administered by the Public Trustee
      • revising a Public Trustee Will.

      For more information:

      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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      The program is available to those on low incomes (Health Care Card holders) and provides business mentoring support and small interest-free loans.

      Loans of up to $3 000 are available to assist, start or grow a small business.

      For more information:

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