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EDA Vets travel free on public transport – November 2012

 All Queensland veterans living with extreme disablement will soon be able to travel for free on public transport services across Queensland.  From January 1 2013, veterans who hold a Commonwealth Veterans’ Affairs Repatriation Health Card – for All Conditions (Gold) which is embossed with EDA (Extreme Disablement Adjustment) will be able to apply for a travel pass.  The current free travel pass is already available to totally and permanently incapacitated veterans and will now be extended to EDA veterans.  Eligible veterans will be entitled to travel for free on TransLink bus, rail and ferry services in South East Queensland (excluding Airtrain) and urban bus and ferry services in regional Queensland.  More information, including how to apply, is available at www.tmr.qld.gov.au.

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