A regular extra payment to help with medicine costs if you receive certain other payments
A quarterly payment to help with phone and internet costs if you receive certain other payments.
An extra payment to help with energy costs if you get certain payments.
Some of the great discounts available with a Carer Card:
5% off Woolworths gifts cards
20% off at Salvos stores
Concessions on public transport on weekdays and free travel on weekends, if you use a Carer Coded myki card.
$1.10 movie tickets at Hoyts cinema, valid until December 2024. Must have the person with them for this offer.
Qantas Carer Concession Card: This is a photo ID card which is valid for 3 years and has an administration fee of $49.50.
Check your local business and council for further local discounts.
Check Service NSW for offers regularly. Some current offers are:
Carers registration Refund - Carers can get a refund on some of their vehicle tax.
NRMA's free roadside assistance for drivers 16 to 20 for 2 years.
Free essential plumbing with Sydney Water - for people experiencing financial difficulties.
First Lap - $50 swimming voucher towards the cost of swimming lessons for ages 3 to 6.
Active and Creative kids - Parents, guardians and carers receiving FTB can apply for a $50 voucher twice a year
Register your concession card with NSW TrainLink to access Regional Pensioner Travel Vouchers
No Interest Loan Schemes (NILS)
National Companion Card
A companion card allows people with a significant and permanent disability who require attendant care support to attend many venues and activities without worrying about the cost of a companion's ticket.
A companion card can be used when purchasing a ticket from any business that is participating in the scheme.
Unlike the Companion Card, you can use the Carer Card without your child being with you for discounts on shopping and services, and on public transport. The Carer card is issued in your name.You can get a Carer Card if you receive Carer Payment or Carer Allowance.
Foster, kinship, and permanent carers are also eligible to apply.
Other supports include Carer Gateway, a resource to assist carers in meeting their owns needs and taking care.
Call them on 1800 422 737