Australian Red Cross Medical Transport Assistance Program
Assistance is provided for transport to essential medical appointments in Melbourne and Gippsland and transport from Southern Cross Station to medical appointments in Melbourne CBD.
Australian Red Cross Gippsland Office
(03) 5143 2639
Community Aged Care Package Programs Transport Assistance
People in receipt of a Community Aged Care Package may receive assistance towards the cost of attending medical appointments.
Aged Care Information Line
1800 500 853
Veterans Affairs Transport Assistance
Gold Veterans Affairs Card Holders are eligible for assistance towards travel expenses for treatment of medical conditions. Accommodation and meal allowance may also be available.
White Veterans Affairs Card Holders are eligible for assistance towards travel expenses for treatment of accepted disabilities related to service.
Department of Veterans Affairs
1300 551 981
Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS)
VPTAS provides partial reimbursement for travel and accommodation costs incurred when travelling more than 100km(one way) for approved medical treatment.
Application forms are available from health services and Department of Human Services.
Department of Human Services
(03) 5177 2500