Financial assistance/concessions

25 page booklet specifically for people with MND to assist you to prepare before you contact the NDIS.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

Discount card providing members with access to NSW Government transport concessions, travel and business discounts.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byFamily and Community Services

Fare reductions are available for customers requiring a carer if they meet certain criteria.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byPWDA

A regular extra payment if you pay rent and get certain payments from Centrelink.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Human Services - Centrelink

An income support payment if you can’t work or study for a while because of illness, injury or disability.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Human Services - Centrelink

Provides financial help to people who are not able to support themselves and their dependents, and cannot receive any other income support payment or benefit.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Human Services - Centrelink

Provides subsidised taxi travel, allowing approved participants to travel by taxi at half fare, up to a maximum subsidy of $60 per trip.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byTransport for NSW

A quarterly payment to help with phone and internet costs if you get certain payments from Centrelink.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Human Services - Centrelink