- Multi Purpose Taxi Program
- Department of Veteran Affairs
- Centrelink Mobility Allowance
- Vision Impaired
- Companion Card
- Vline Concessions
- Fare Information
- Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS)
- Carers Card
The Multi Purpose Taxi program provides half price discounts on Taxi fares up to $60 per trip for people who have permanent and severe disability that prevents them from independently accessing public transport. Application forms must be completed by your doctor online.
For more information call 1800 638 802
Veterans Affairs Gold Card and White Card holders may be eligible for assistance towards travel expenses for treatment of some medical conditions. To discuss eligibility contact Department of Veterans Affairs on 1800 555 254 or visit PTV
To qualify for a Mobility Allowance a person must travel to and from their home in connection with work, training and job search activities. For more information contact Centrelink on 13 27 17.
The Vision Impaired Travel Pass is issued to people who are legally blind and entitles users to free travel on Victoria’s public transport network without having to touch on and off on the myki system, card holders simply show their pass to public transport staff upon request.
For more information or to obtain an application form contact the PTV Pass Office on 03 9619 1159
The Companion Card is issued to eligible people with a significant, permanent disability, who can demonstrate that they are unable to participate at most community activities and venues without lifelong attendant care support. Participating entertainment, leisure and recreation venues/activities will issue the cardholder with a second ticket for their companion at no charge. A cardholder can have their companion travel at no cost and may use their card on all Australian public transport.
For more information, please contact Companion Card on 1800 650 611
Concessions fares are available to passengers who meet one of the following criterias, child, student and senior. For more information on what concessions are available, go to Vline Concession Fares.
For up-to-date information on fare prices for metropolitan and regional public transport services visit PTV Fares and Ticketing.
For information regarding:
Children travelling on public transport visit Children on Public Transport
Students travelling on public transport visit Students on Public Transport
For information on free travel passes
Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme
This scheme subsidises the travel and accommodation costs incurred by rural Victorians and an approved escort, who have no option but to travel a long distance to receive approved medical specialist services. For more information or to download a claim form, visit VPTAS, or phone 1300 737 073 or (03) 5333 6040.
The Carer Card Program is a collaboration between the government, businesses and the community, the Carer Card Program gives recognition, understanding and support to Victorian carers. The program has a wide range of discounts and benefits on offer from businesses, the local government and community organisations.
Cardholders are also entitled to free travel on public transport on a Sunday plus two return off-peak travel vouchers each year. To find a business or type of offer you can browse the categories by rolling over the headlines then click through to the on-line directory.
For more information please contact the Carer Card Team toll free* 1800 901 958 9am-5pm Monday – Friday excluding public holidays or go to Carers Card