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Are you 60+ years old and wouldn't mind saving a little more money on everyday things? That is where the Seniors Card initiative comes in. Each state and territory has different eligibility requirements and ways to apply, so we have taken the information for each of them and put it in one easy to access spot below. 

Australian Capital Territory:

Permanent residents of the ACT, who are 60 years or over who work less than 20 hours per week in employment can apply. To apply for a Seniors Card in the ACT, you must complete an online application form, which can be found here. If this is not accessible for you, you can choose to download the form, print and fill it out. If you choose this option you must mail the form back to the below address.

COTA ACT

Phone: 02 6282 3777 
Web: www.actseniorscard.org.au
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Address: Hughes Community Centre, 2 Wisdom Street, Hughes ACT 2605
 

ACT Discounts Directory


New South Wales:

You must be a NSW permanent resident over 60 years old. Averaging 20 hours or less of work in a calendar year. You must also be the holder of a Medicare Card or Department of Veteran Affairs card. To apply you will need your postal address, date of birth and the above card details. To apply, click here. When your application is successfully processed, Service NSW will send you an email confirmation. Your new seniors card will arrive in 21 days.

Service NSW

Phone: 13 77 88 
Web: www.service.nsw.gov.au
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Address: Service NSW, GPO Box 7057, Sydney NSW 2001
 

NSW Discounts Directory:



Northern Territory:

To apply you must be a permanent resident of the Northern Territory and 60+ years old. The application process for this card is online and can be found here

COTA Northern Territory

Phone: 1800 441 489
Web: www.service.nsw.gov.au
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Address: COTA NT, GPO Box 852, Darwin NT 0801
 

NT Discounts Directory:


Queensland:

In Queensland you are eligible for a Seniors Card if you are a permanent resident of Queensland and live in Queensland for at least 6 months of the year. Your home address must be on your current drivers licence or if you do not have a drivers licence your address must be registered with Centrelink, Electoral Commission of QLD or the Department of Veteran Affairs. You must be 65 years or older and work less than 35 hours a week or be aged between 60-64, work less than 35 hours a week and be a holder of one of the following concession cards:

  • Commonwealth Pensioner Card
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs Gold, White or Orange Card
  • Commonwealth Health Card

There are 3 ways to apply in Queensland. Online, via post (download the application here) or phone. 

Queensland Government 

Phone: 13 74 68
Web: www.qld.gov.au
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Address: Card Services, Smart Service Queensland, Reply Paid 10817, Brisbane Adelaide Street QLD 4000
 

QLD Discounts Directory:


South Australia:

You can apply for a Seniors Card in South Australia if you are 60 years old or more, if you are considered a permanent resident of the state and are not working more than 20 hours per week with part time and casual based employees averaging their hours over the year. To apply online follow this link or if you would prefer to send the application via post you can download the application form here or visit any South Australian Public Library and ask for a Seniors Card application form. 

South Australia Government

Phone: 1800 819 961
Web: www.sa.gov.au
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Address: Seniors Card, PO Box 196, Rundle Mall SA 5000'
 

SA Discounts Directory:

Note: If you prefer to have your directory in a hard copy version you can contact the South Australia Government using the above contact details to request a copy be mailed to you.



Tasmania:

You must be 60 years of age or over, working 20 hours or less a week in paid employment which is averaged over a year. You must also be considered a resident of Tasmania. To apply you will need to visit your nearest Service Tasmania branch with 3 pieces of identification, with one proving your correct Tasmania address and the other with your date of birth. 

Department of Communities Tasmania

Phone: 1300 13 55 13
Web: www.communities.tas.gov.au
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Address: General Enquiries, Department of Communities Tasmania, GPO Box 65, HOBART TAS 7001
 

Tasmania Discounts Directory:


Victoria:

In Victoria you must be over 60 years old, a permanent resident of Australia who is living in Victoria. If you work less than 35 hours per week or are retired you are eligible to apply for their Seniors Card. To apply follow this link, and make sure you have your Medicare card on hand. 

Seniors Online Victoria

Phone: 1300 797 210
Web: www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au
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Address: GPO Box 4316, Melbourne Victoria 3001
 

VIC Discounts Directory:



Western Australia:

In order to apply for a Seniors Card in Western Australia you must be 63 years of age or older, be an Australian Citizen or Permanent resident, live in Western Australia and work less than 25 hours a week. If you are born before 30th June 1958 the qualifying age is different for you, please refer to the change of age table here. To apply for a Western Australia Seniors Card you must apply online.

Government of Western Australia Department of Communities 

Phone: 1800 671 233
Web: www.seniorscard.wa.gov.au
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Address: Gordon Stephenson House, Level 2, 140 William Street, Perth WA 6000
 

WA Discounts Directory:


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