REPATRIATION PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS

BENEFICIARIES' ENTITLEMENT CARDS AND ELIGIBILITY FOR REPATRIATION PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS

 

Gold card

This card is issued to those veterans of Australia's defence force, their widows/widowers and dependants entitled to treatment for all medical conditions.

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White card

A White Card is issued to Australian veterans or mariners under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 with:

  • an accepted war or service-caused injury or disease;
  • malignant cancer (neoplasia) whether war-caused or not;
  • pulmonary tuberculosis whether war-caused or not;
  • post-traumatic stress disorder whether war-caused or not; or
  • anxiety and/or depression whether war-caused or not.
RPBS White card

Orange card

Orange Repatriation pharmaceutical benefits cards are issued to Commonwealth and allied veterans and mariners who:

  • have qualifying service from World War I or II and
  • are aged 70 or over and
  • have been resident in Australia for 10 years or more.
RPBS Orange card

For more information go to the Department of Veterans' Affairs website.