If you receive an eligible Centrelink or Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA) payment, you could access low-cost glasses through GlassesSA. Or, if you have one of the prescribed, serious eye conditions, you could be eligible for no-cost contact lenses.
Important: To access the websites on this page, select the web address and copy and paste into your web browser. Use the search box above to search “ConcessionsSA” for other ConcessionsSA information pages on the Seniors Card website.
Apply directly with a participating optometrist by showing your Centrelink or DVA card. Your optometrist will carry out a simple eligibility check, prescribe your glasses, and submit a claim for quick EFT reimbursement. Visit the GlassesSA website for a list of participating optometrists - www.sa.gov.au/topics/care-and-support/concessions/health-concessions/GlassesSA (copy and paste URL into your browser). Through ConcessionsSA, the Government of South Australia provides concessions to reduce the cost of household bills for people on low or fixed incomes. More information - www.sa.gov.au/concessions (copy and paste URL into your browser). If you are at risk of falls and medical emergencies, Personal AlertSA could provide you with the subsidised purchase and monitoring of an approved personal alert system. More information - www.sa.gov.au/topics/care-and-support/concessions/health-concessions/personal-alert-systems (copy and paste the URL into your browser). ConcessionsSA also provides a range of other concessions and programs that you may be eligible for, including: • Medical Heating and Cooling concession • Funeral AssistanceSA • Transport Concession Card • SA Companion Card. More information - www.sa.gov.au/concessions (copy and paste URL into your browser). Or call the ConcessionsSA Hotline on 1800 307 758.