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5.8.3 Transport Concession Card (TC1) and Associated Benefits



What is a Transport Concession Card (TC1)

The TC1 provides State funded and determined rail travel concession for some war widows/widowers who do not receive a Pensioner Concession Card. The TC1 is issued annually.    

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Eligibility for the TC1

War widows/widowers not in receipt of service pension, income support supplement or age pension are eligible to receive a TC1 if they live in the following states:

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria (except World War 1 war widows/widowers,
  • Queensland, and
  • Western Australia.

The Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory, South Australia and Tasmania do not offer TC1.

A war widow/widower is generally a person who immediately before their partners death, was the partner of, or was legally married to:

Refer to 5E(1) of the VEA for the full definition.