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					                                                                                     What is a NSW Seniors Card?
                                                                                     The free card entitles members to NSW Government
                                                                                     funded travel concessions, discounts and special
                                                                                     offers provided by thousands of businesses. NSW
                                                                                     Seniors Card recognises the valuable contribution
Benefits for members
A Seniors Card gives you access to public transport
                                                                                     seniors have made and continue to make to
                                                                                     the community.                                                                                                    Membership
concessions and discounts at more than 5,000
outlets throughout NSW.                                                              How to apply                                                                                                      application form
                                                                                     1. Complete the attached application form
Seniors Card Discount Directory                                                         (or complete the online form and print out)
When you receive your card you will also be sent a                                                                                            Privacy statement
                                                                                     2. Take your form and current identification
NSW Seniors Card Discount Directory for the region
                                                                                        documents to a registered NSW Justice of the          The personal information we collect on this form
in which you live (unless you have told us you
                                                                                        Peace (JP) to witness your statutory declaration      is used to provide you with your NSW Seniors
don’t want one). Discount Directories are updated
                                                                                        and verify your identity, age, Australian residency   Card, annual Discount Directory, mail outs and
annually and posted to all member households.
                                                                                        and your NSW address (see ‘Commonly asked             information about activities for members. Seniors
All five regional Directories can be accessed on the
                                                                                        questions’ for details):                              Card may also survey some members in order to
website www.seniorscard.nsw.gov.au.
                                                                                        Proof of identity and age                             improve our services.
E-newsletter                                                                            (take one of the following)                           To enable Seniors Card to perform these functions,
If you provide an email address, you will be emailed a                                  • NSW Driver’s Licence                                we utilise external service providers including a mail
monthly NSW Seniors Card e-newsletter with articles                                     • NSW Photo Card                                      house and call centre. We may disclose information
on cooking, gardening, finance, health and travel, plus                                 • NSW Birth Card                                      to these service providers so they can carry out the
competitions, new discounts and special offers.                                         • Passport                                            services that we have contracted to them. We may
                                                                                        Proof of Australian residency                         provide information to other government agencies
www.seniorscard.nsw.gov.au                                                              (take one of the following)                           that provide services to members. We may also
The NSW Seniors Card website includes special                                           • Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate         disclose personal information with your consent, or
offers, competitions, events, travel specials and a                                     • Australian or New Zealand Passport                  if required or authorised by law, or our Privacy Code
search engine to find discounts. Digital versions                                       • Australian or New Zealand Citizenship Certificate   of Practice.
of all five regional Discount Directories can be                                        • Permanent Resident Visa in foreign passport
browsed online. Members can also change address                                                                                               If you wish to access or correct the personal
                                                                                        Proof of NSW address                                  information that Seniors Card holds about you,
details, subscribe to the e-newsletter and request a
                                                                                        (take one of the following)                           please call 1300 364 758.
replacement for lost, stolen or broken cards online.
                                                                                        • NSW Driver’s Licence
                                                                                                                                              For more information: www.seniorscard.nsw.gov.au
Please advise Seniors Card if you change address.
                                                                                        • NSW Photo Card                                                                                               Are you 60 or over?
                                                                                        • Recent bank statement with current                  704 SC AF – 1109
                                                                                                                                                                                                       and a permanent resident of NSW?
                                                       Cut here for your reference




                                                                                          residential address
More information                                                                        • Recent utility account with current                                                                          and work no more than 20 paid
NSW Seniors Card                                                                          residential address
                                                                                                                                                                                                       hours per week?
Phone    1300 364 758                                                                3. Post your form to:
         (for the cost of a local call)                                                 NSW Seniors Card
                                                                                                                                                                                                       then apply for a free
Email    info@seniorscard.nsw.gov.au                                                    Locked Bag 16                                                                                                  NSW Seniors Card to save money!
Website www.seniorscard.nsw.gov.au                                                      KINGSGROVE NSW 2208
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    If your Seniors Card has been lost
                      Membership application form                                                                                                                                                                                                                   or stolen, please call 1300 364 758

1 Are you eligible?                                                                                                                                  Guidelines for completing this form
        You are eligible for a NSW Seniors Card if you:                                                                                            •       check you meet all three eligibility criteria
        • are 60 years of age or over; and                                                                                                         •       use a black or blue ballpoint pen and fill out every section
        • are a permanent resident of NSW; and                                                                                                     •       use BLOCK LETTERS and tick the appropriate circles e.g.
                                                                                                                                                   •       take identification documents to a JP and sign the statutory
        • work no more than 20 paid hours per week.                                                                                                        declaration in front of the JP (see ‘How to apply’ for details).
2 Your details
Title                        Mr           Ms           Miss                           Mrs                          Other                                                                                                                                Gender                                Male                Female

First name                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Middle initial

Surname

Postal address

Suburb
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           State                       Postcode
Home                                                                              Mobile                                                                                                                                                                                          Date
phone                                                                             phone                                                                                                                                                                                           of birth
           Area code                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Day Month Year
Email address
Email address
(Block letters)

Country of birth                                                                                                                                                     Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin?
What language do                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Yes                                 No
you speak at home?
Pension status Do you receive an Age or Disability Pension from Centrelink or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs?
                           Yes          No                              If Yes, is it a:                                                         Full Pension?                                                                        Part Pension?
3 Special offers
Do you wish to receive special offers, arranged by Seniors Card, by post or email (up to 6 mail and 12 email p.a.)?                                                                                                                                                                                                        Yes                                 No
If yes, please tell us about your interests so that we can try to source offers relevant to members:
          Computers                      Dining out                                               Gym / exercise                                                                    Travel – domestic                                                                                          Reading
          Cooking                        Gardening                                                Movies                                                                            Travel – overseas                                                                                          Sport
          Craft                          Golf                                                     Theatre                                                                           Travel – group tours                                                                                       Wine

4 Discount Directory
An annual Discount Directory is available on the Seniors Card website and can be posted to all member households.
Do you wish to receive a copy by post?       Yes No
5 Statutory declaration
NOTE: It is an offence to falsely sign a statutory declaration.                                                                                                                     Justice of the Peace (JP) to complete
                                                                                                                                                                                    after sighting identification documents* and verifying
 I (name)
                                                                                                                                                                                    (please tick):
 of (residential address)                                                                                                                                                                                  Applicant’s identity
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Age (60 years or over)
 solemnly declare by virtue of the Oaths Act 1900 that the information                                                                                                                                     Australian residency
 on this form is true in every particular and that I am over 60 years of                                                                                                                                   NSW address
 age, I am not working more than 20 paid hours each week and that I
 am a permanent resident of the State of New South Wales.                                                                                                                           Before me (JP to sign)
 Declared at (suburb or town)                                                                                                                                                       Name

 Applicant to sign                                                                                                                                                                  Registration no.

 Date                                                                                                                                                                               *see ‘How to apply’ for a list of acceptable documents

Post your completed form to: NSW Seniors Card, Locked Bag 16, KINGSGROVE NSW 2208                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tear off for your reference
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cut here for your reference
               Card discount?




               Most businesses
               display Seniors Card
                                                                  Lost or stolen cards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  What is defined as a




               Welcome Here signage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NSW on a permanent basis.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Can I apply before I turn 60?



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  permanent resident of NSW?




                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Peace (JP) to witness my form?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           No. You must be 60 years or over.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Where can I find a Justice of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  a permanent visa who are living in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Commonly asked questions




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Australian citizens and residents with


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Temporary visa holders are ineligible.




                                                                  or visit www.seniorscard.nsw.gov.au.
                                                                                                                                                                         21 days from receipt of your application.




                                                                                                                   discounts to card holders from interstate.




               discount are listed in the annual Discount
               All business partners that offer 10% or more
                                                                                                                   Yes, NSW Seniors Card holders are entitled to
                                                                                                                   Can I use my NSW Seniors Card interstate?


                                                                                                                   states and territories. Most businesses provide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            JPs are located at councils, libraries, MP offices,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            police stations and government offices. You can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            also search for a JP at www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au.




               Directories and can be searched via our website.
               How do I identify if a business gives a Seniors




               via our website at www.seniorscard.nsw.gov.au.
               Businesses that offer 5% or more can be searched
                                                                  To order a replacement card phone 1300 364 758
                                                                                                                                                                         How long will it take to process my application?




                                                                                                                   purchase public transport concession fares in other

				
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