The NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme is changing and will be replaced by two new schemes from 1 July 2018, the NT Concession Scheme (NTCS) and the NT Seniors Recognition Scheme (NT SRS). Please read the information below provided about the schemes. Help on understanding the schemes is available from Territory Families on 1800 777 704 (this number is free to call).
This community information session is being held by Territory Families on:
This is your opportunity to find about more about the schemes and ask your questions. Places are limited to 65 due to room capacity, so please book.
Community information sessions can be booked with Territory Families. Please contact them directly to book a talk for your group on 1800 777 704.
NT residents receiving an eligible Commonwealth pension or a Department of Veterans’ Affairs payment can apply to the Northern Territory Concession Scheme (NTCS) for assistance with the following concessions:
NT residents who are 65 years and over, and Australia Citizens or Permanent Residents can apply for the Seniors Recognition Scheme (NT SRS) which provides a $500 payment to be used for
You may use the $500 payment for one of these categories, or it may be split across two categories.
You can be a member of both schemes if you meet the eligibility requirements of the NTCS and NT SRS. Download more information about How to Apply – NT Concession Scheme.
This information has been provided by Territory Families. If you need help in understanding the new scheme, please call them for help on (freecall) 1800 777 704.