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Updated April 2012

What is it?

The ACT Equipment Scheme offers funding to assist eligible ACT residents with a long term disability to obtain and maintain a range of equipment in order to assist mobility, safety and general physical ability to live at home in the community.

Who is eligible?

Access to the ACT Equipment Scheme is via Health professional referral, they can assist you with the application process. Your medical practitioner must also complete a section of the form.

To be eligible for this service, you must be a permanent ACT resident who has resided in the ACT for at least six months and;

  • Be ineligible to receive assistance from other government funded schemes including the NDIA, private health funds or through a Home Care Package
  • Hold a current ACT Centrelink Health Care Card, excluding a Seniors Health Care Card (SHC) or Mobility Allowance Health Care Card (MO).

How do I apply?

More information is available from the Health Directorate Website.

Who runs it?

The Health Directorate.

Contact

ACT Equipment Scheme

Street Address:
ACT Health Village Creek Centre
37 Kingsmill Street
KAMBAH ACT 2902
Ph: (02) 6207 0658

Postal Address:
ACT Equipment Scheme
ACT Health Village Creek Centre
C/O PO Box 11
WODEN ACT 2606