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Travel subsidies

Find out about the various travel subsidies and schemes available to students, pensioners and people with disability. Eligibility information is also available here.

  Pensioner Annual Free Trip Scheme (PAFTS)

If you are a pensioner who lives north of the 26th parallel you are entitled to one return journey by air or coach, per year, to Perth or elsewhere in the South West Land Division.

Refer to the Pensioner free trip scheme page to find out about eligibility and how to apply.

  Student travel subsidies

This subsidy provides travel assistance to primary and tertiary students who live in the defined remote area of Western Australia (refer to map).

Refer to the student travel subsidies page to find out about eligibility and how to apply.

DOT_M_DRA.pdf icon Defined remote area of Western Australia map Kb

  Taxi User Subsidy Scheme

The Taxi User Subsidy Scheme (TUSS) is a subsidy available to certain eligible people with disability travelling in on-demand rank or hail (taxi) vehicles. TUSS participants can receive up to 75 per cent off eligible taxi fares. 

TUSS is an important part of the Department of Transportís commitment to enabling safe, accessible and efficient movement for the economic and social prosperity of Western Australia.

Visit Taxi User Subsidy Scheme to find out about eligibility and how to apply.

 

Page last updated: Tue Sep 8 2020 11:48:36 AM