THE TWO SCHEMES

Two new schemes for Northern Territory residents that support eligible pensioners, including aged pension recipients, with the cost of living and recognise the valuable contribution seniors continue to make to the Northern Territory.

 

NT CONCESSION SCHEME

A means-tested scheme supporting eligible Territorians with the cost of living.

NT SENIORS RECOGNITION SCHEME

Recognising the valuable contribution senior Territorians make to the Northern Territory. All senior Territorians 65 years or older, are eligible for this scheme

Northern Territory Concession Scheme and Northern Territory Seniors Recognition Scheme

Latest News: New places to use your NT Seniors Recognition Scheme Prepaid Card

We’ve expanded where you can use your NT Seniors Recognition Scheme Prepaid Card.

You can use your prepaid card for:

  • telecommunication services (phone or internet bills)
  • electricity, gas, water and sewerage services. You can also pay your utilities bills at Australia Post outlets that are Post Billpay enabled
  • fuel (service stations)
  • accommodation – hotels, motels, hostels and caravan parks
  • travel – airfares, bus/coach travel, ferry travel, taxi fares or car hire (including online travel bookings).

Have an unused travel voucher for 2019-20?

It is easy to swap your unused travel voucher/s for an NT Seniors Recognition Scheme Prepaid Card by calling 1800 777 704.

You must swap your unused travel voucher/s for a prepaid card by 31 May 2020. If you choose to change over to a prepaid card, the card will take approximately 20 working days to arrive.

If you have already booked and completed your travel this financial year, please submit your signed travel vouchers and supporting documentation by 30 June 2020 to ntconcessionandrecognition@nt.gov.au or at a Territory Families shopfront.

We appreciate that the current situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) may be impacting members to travel plans. Please do not hesitate to contact us on 1800 777 704 to discuss your options on how to use your NT Seniors Recognition Scheme payment in 2019-20.

NT Seniors Recognition Scheme Prepaid Cards for 2020-21

All eligible members of the NT Seniors Recognition Scheme will receive a prepaid card from July 2020 via post.

To activate your 2020-21 prepaid card you will be required to verify your identity. The verification of your identity is linked to the personal and contact details on your membership record. If you would like to confirm your membership details please contact 1800 777 704.