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5.8.3 Transport Concession Card (TC1) and Associated Benefits

Last amended 
9 February 2021
What is a Transport Concession Card (TC1)

The Transport Concession Card (TC1) provides concession fares for NSW public transport for war widows/widowers who do not hold a Pensioner Concession Card. The TC1 is issued by DVA on behalf of the NSW Government.  The current TC1 is valid until 31 December 2021.    

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Eligibility for the TC1

War widows/widowers not in receipt of service pension, income support supplement or a social security pension paid by DVA or Services Australia (Centrelink) are eligible to receive a TC1 if they reside in New South Wales.  For further information see the NSW website.


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.