Concessions in Victoria
Victorian Government concessions
Concessions are available in Victoria for you and your family or carer. Concessions include but are not limited to:
- council rates
- public transport
- vehicle registration
- taxi fares.
Find out if you’re eligible on the Concessions for Veterans website.
Travel options and concessions
Subsidised taxi fares are available through the Multi-purpose taxi program.
Free travel to attend commemorative events
You can access free travel on trains, trams and buses on:
- ANZAC Day
- Vietnam Veterans Day
- Remembrance Day.
As veterans and war widows/widowers you are encouraged to wear your medals to receive free travel on public transport on the day. For members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF), wear your uniform or show your ADF badge.
Veterans Card - Victoria
All past and present ADF members can access discounts and benefits through the Veterans Card - Victoria. This includes:
- $100 discount on the registration of one vehicle
- free public transport on Anzac Day and Remembrance Day
- free trailer and caravan registration
- fishing licence exemption
- free boating (marine) licences
- access to Victorian Government veteran-specific employment programs.
For more information on the Veterans Card - Victoria and how to apply visit Service Victoria - https://www.service.vic.gov.au/services/veterans-card-victoria
For information on other supports and services for veterans, visit Veterans support and commemoration.
DVA Veteran Card
Businesses may offer you discounts and benefits in recognition of your service when you show your Veteran Card. Businesses include:
- travel and tourism operators
- accommodation and car hire
- service and trade industries ranging from gym memberships to automotive mechanics and legal.
You can find out more about concessions and benefits on the Department of Veterans' Affairs website.
Disability local support
Contact Intereach for disability local support services.
Bravery Trust provides emergency financial support and financial counselling for veterans who have an injury or illness because of their service, and their families.
Legacy offers financial support where needed, to families of Australian Defence Force men and women who have lost their lives or their health because of their service.
Money Smart offers tools and tips to help increase financial wellbeing.
National Debt Helpline
National Debt Helpline offers tools and advice to manage your money and debt.
Financial counselling local support
Anglicare Victoria works with families to provide crisis support or long-term care.
Financial help for private renters
HousingVic provides financial help, loans, counselling and advice for private renters.
Gamblers Help provides free, confidential gamblers’ support (available 24/7).
Victoria Legal Aid helps Victorians with legal problems.