HSV02 Entitlements under the Repatriation Transport Scheme
This Factsheet briefly describes how under the Repatriation Transport Scheme (RTS) eligible veterans, war widows/ widowers can claim travelling expenses relating to:
- visits to a health provider for medical treatment
- a disability claim
- an invalidity income support claim
- treatment under the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006.
The Repatriation Transport Scheme is comprised of a number of elements including the reimbursement of:
- authorised attendants.
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.