Financial assistance/concessions

ACT Government service providing a range of assistive equipment which is available on a short term loan of three months.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byACT Health

ACT Government service assisting people who have a long term disability to live and participate in the community with the provision of appropriately prescribed equipment, aids and appliances.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byACT Health

Rebate on energy cost for people who use certain medical equipment necessary to sustain life including medical heating and cooling.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byActewAG

Short-term income support payment for someone whose partner has recently died.

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

Care coordinators and case managers assist people to access health and community services.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

A supplementary payment available for carers who provide additional daily care and attention for someone with a disability or medical condition, or who is frail aged.

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

Income support payment for someone who personally provides constant care in the home of a person with a severe disability, illness, or who is frail aged.

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

An annual lump-sum payment to assist carers with the costs of caring.

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

Funding for people aged under 65 who have significant personal support needs which require a high level of personal care support in their everyday life.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byFamily and Community Services, Department of Ageing, Di...

Funding for up to six weeks of a non-clinical case managed program of community care available for people being transferred home from a participating NSW public hospital.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byMinistry of Health

Discount program to address the inequality for people with a disability who cannot manage on their own away from home and who have to pay twice whenever they go somewhere - once for themselves, and once for their companion/carer.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byCommunity Services

Discount program to address the inequality for people with a disability who cannot manage on their own away from home and who have to pay twice whenever they go somewhere - once for themselves and, once for their companion/carer.

Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byNational Disability Services

A payment to assist eligible people to meet some of the costs of their continence products.

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

Continence products for people whose needs are greater than would be covered by Continence Aids Payment Scheme funding or if they are not eligible for Continence Aids Payment Scheme.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byHealthShare - Enable NSW

A one-off payment to help those experiencing difficult or extreme circumstances.

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

Government department providing social and health related payments and services.

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

Government department providing support to current and former serving members of the defence forces and their families through a range of benefits (including ongoing or one off payments).

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Veteran's Affairs

A payment for people who have a physical, intellectual, or psychiatric condition that stops them from working.

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

ACT Government service providing respiratory equipment.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byACT Health

NSW Government service providing communication, mobility, respiratory function and self-care aids and equipment such as wheelchairs, communication devices and consumable items for people living with disability or chronic health conditions, and assistance ...
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Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byHealthShare - Enable NSW