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Welcome to the Victorian Companion Card

Example of a Companion Card.

The Companion Card is for people with significant, permanent disability who can demonstrate they need high-level support from a carer when attending most community activities or events, and that this need is life-long.

The Companion Card allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events.



Companion Card is accepted on Victorian public transport.
Public Transport accepts Companion Card
Companion Card can now be used on all Victorian public transport services. Cardholders can have their companions travel without charge, on all train and tram services, and all metropolitan bus services, country trains, coach and town bus services.


The Companion Card can be used at many events and activities. Where you can use your Companion Card
Many organisations, both big and small, have formally affiliated to accept the Companion Card. Find out where you can use your card.

For residents in Victoria

Contact the Victorian Companion Card information line on 1800 650 611 between 10.00am to 2.00pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

At present we are experiencing longer than normal processing times. We appreciate your patience as we work to address this.

If you need an interpreter, please call Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450 and ask them to telephone COMPANION CARD on 1800 650 611. Alternatively you can email us at companioncard@dhhs.vic.gov.au

For residents outside of Victoria

Please contact your relevant State or Territory office
Australian Capital Territory - (02) 6205 4333
New South Wales - 1800 893 044
Northern Territory - 1800 139 656
Queensland - 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
South Australia - 1800 667 110
Tasmania - 1800 009 501
Western Australia - 1800 617 337

Complaints and Feedback

The Victorian Companion Card Program welcomes feedback as a way to help us improve our services.  The program is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services which has an established process for handling feedback and complaints.

Visit www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/making-complaint.htm to find out how to make a complaint or provide feedback.  Alternatively you can call 1300 884 706 to make a complaint or provide feedback over the telephone.

For additional information:

Victorian Companion Card
GPO Box 4987
Melbourne VIC 3001
Information Line:  1800 650 611
Email Address: companioncard@dhhs.vic.gov.au

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