Under the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA), veterans and war widows/widowers who travel for approved medical treatment may be eligible for reimbursement of certain expenses incurred.
Reimbursement may also be made for travel in connection with a claim for a disability pension or service pension.
Assistance can include reimbursement of travel expenses, accommodation allowance, meals allowance and authorised attendants expenses.
Refer to the following fact sheets for more information:
- HSV02 Entitlements
- HSV03 Transport Modes
- HSV120 Ambulance Service
- HSV129 Before You Travel
- MRC10 Motor Vehicle Compensation Scheme
Medical tests for older drivers to cease
South Australian drivers over 70 years of age will no longer be required to have mandatory drivers licence medical testing each year for their car licence.
Volunteers drivers have an important role in assisting residents of our community with the provision of transport to services and appointments they would not normally be able to access.