War Veterans / War Widows

Download a War Widow/War Veteran application form via the link below:

Victorian Public Transport War Widow/War Veteran concession myki application form (PDF) 115 kB

War Veteran Eligibility Criteria

The VPT /War Veteran concession myki is available to War Veterans residing in Victoria who have undertaken **war/peacemaking service overseas

and

are in possession of a Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) Gold or White Card or documented evidence of ongoing compensation or a lump sum payment from DVA for an injury/illness related to this service at the time of this application.

The applicant must supply either:

  • a colour photocopy of their DVA Gold or White Card; or
  • a photocopy of ongoing compensation or a lump sum payment for an injury/illness related to DVA service.

The applicant must also supply details of their War/Peacemaking overseas service as follows:

**Documentary evidence of overseas war service from one of the following theatres of war:

  • World War 2 03/09/1939 - 28/04/1952
  • Korea 27/06/1950 - 19/04/1956
  • Malaya 29/06/1950 - 30/09/1967
  • Vietnam 31/07/1962 - 29/04/1975

OR

**ADF/Peacemakers: Association Papers as documentary evidence of related conflicts (but are not limited to):

  • Afghanistan (War on Terror and UNMCTT)
  • Africa (Sierra Leone, Namibia, Somalia, Rwanda, etc.)
  • Cambodia
  • East Timor
  • Gulf War 1 & 2

War Widow/er Eligibility Criteria

The VPT War Widow/War Veteran concession myki is available to Victorian War Widow/er who reside in Victoria:

  • who are in possession of a DVA Gold Card embossed War Widow.

 AND

  • who are in possession of their partners documentary evidence of overseas war service from one of the above theatres of war (photocopy to be supplied).

A photocopy of the DVA Gold Card should be attached to this application.

Holders of the following concession cards are currently ineligible for a War Veteran or War Widow/er Concession Card.

  • Victorian Seniors Card
  • Victorian Health Care Card
  • Australian Pensioner Concession Card
  • Victorian public transport free travel pass 
  • any other concession card valid for concession.