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Centrelink's BasicsCard and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Date posted: 30 June 2016

The BasicsCard is a personal identification number (PIN) protected card that allows welfare recipients to access their income managed money through existing electronic funds transfer at point of sale (EFTPOS) facilities at approved stores and businesses. Welfare recipients can use their BasicsCard to buy necessities, such as

There are certain items that cannot be purchased on the BasicsCard including:

The BasicsCard cannot be used for:

There are other rules and regulations regarding the use of the BasicsCard. For more information, please see the links below.

Source: Department of Human Services

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Last updated: 4 July 2016
 
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