Tips & Benefits for seniors – A helpful guide to what you can claim!
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A popular benefit for senior citizens is applying for a Senior travel card, Using this travel card allows for unlimited short-term travelling on trains, buses & ferries at a maximum of $2.50 a day. Visit Go Card QLD or Opal Card NSW online for more information.
FIRE & RESCUE
You can now call your local fire station to schedule a free Home Fire Safety Check. Your local firefighter team can identify any risks or issues in case of an emergency, and can help you be prepared if the worst was to happen. Visit your local fire station to learn more.
You may have missing superannuation that you are unaware of. The ATO now offers free ‘lost super’ checks which can found at ato.gov.au/super
BECOMING TECH SAVVY
Wanting to become more technology proficient? Tech Savvy Seniors provides free or low cost training to all seniors wanting to learn to use computers, tablets or smartphones. Visit www.telstra.com.au/tech-savvy-seniors for more information
SENIOR CARD DIRECTORY
If you have a Seniors Card, you have a helpful directory and can thoroughly go through all the information and discounts that you can receive. Visit the directory at seniorscard.nsw.gov.au/discounts for more information.
REGIONAL COACH JOURNEYS
NSW Trainlink & QLD Translink offer new coach services to better connect regional communities. Senior/Pensioner travel card holders can now travel to regional towns for as little as $2.50 one-way, one of the new coach services includes travelling from Tamworth to Dubbo,