- be under the income test limits
- meet residence rules
From 1 January 2019, we’ll send you a Health Care Card if you’re getting or eligible for:
- Youth Allowance for students and apprentices
- ABSTUDY living allowance.
This means you’ll get both your payment and Health Care Card at the time you get approval.
To get a Low Income Health Care Card your income needs to be below the income test limit.
Complete the following steps to claim a Low Income Health Care Card. Before you start, check if you can get it.
You can renew or report a stolen card, or tell us if things have changed.
Tools, services and other concession and health care cards we offer.
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Page last updated: 2 January 2019