Victorian Carer Card

Are you an unpaid primary carer of a child? If you are, you might be eligible to enjoy a range of discounts and benefits from a number of businesses through the Victorian Carer Card Program.

More than 900 organisations across Victoria – from Europcar to Australia Post – provide discounts on products and services such as public transport, leisure and health and well-being through their involvement in the Carer Card Program.

The Carer Card is available to all unpaid primary carers including:

  • •Foster, kinship or primary carers and carers who care for vulnerable children who are unable to live with their parents
  • •Carer payment recipients who care for people with a disability or severe or chronic medical condition and
  • •Carer Allowance recipients who care for the frail aged or people in need of palliative care.

Eligibility

You might be eligible to receive a Carer Card if you answer yes to any of the following statements:

  • •You receive carer income support, such as a Carer Payment or Carer Allowance, through Centrelink.
  • •You receive payments to provide foster, respite or permanent care from the Victorian Department of Human Services.
  • •You provide at least 20 hours of care each week verified by your GP signing your application for a Carer Card.

For more information

To apply for a Carer Card and discover the discounts available through the program visit www.carercard.vic.gov.au or call 1800 901 958 toll free, during business hours.

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