Benefits of a Pensioner Concession Card

With a Pensioner Concession Health Card you can get cheaper medicine, bulk billed doctors visits and help with hearing services.

With your card you can get:

  • cheaper medicine under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
  • bulk billed doctor visits – this is up to your doctor
  • a bigger refund for medical costs when you reach the Medicare Safety Net
  • help with hearing services – read more about the Australian Government Hearing Services Program on the Department of Health website
  • discounts to redirect your mail through Australia Post

Your dependent child may also be able to get some of these benefits.

Other benefits

Your state or territory government and local council may offer you more. They may lower your:

  • electricity and gas bills
  • property and water rates
  • public transport fare
  • motor vehicle registration
  • train fare

Read more about what you can get where you live on the Australia.gov.au website.

Page last updated: 17 August 2018