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Top Five Benefits of the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card:

Cheaper Prescription Medicine

And other benefits under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme including bulk billed doctors visits and bigger refunds on medical costs when you reach the Medicare Safety Net

FREE or lower rates on healthcare expenses

This can include ambulance, eye checkups, hearing and dental care

Discount on water and property rates

For example in WA, CSHC holders may be entitled to receive up to 50% rebate on water service charges.

Discounts on electricity and gas bills

Card holders can apply for Seniors Energy Rebates in different

states to help cover electricity costs and gas rebates are also

available.

 

Discount on transport and recreational activities

Card holders are often eligible to receive metropolitan and regional travel discounts.  Recreational centres parks, and movie theatres all over Australia offer discounts to holders of the CSHC.