Seniors Card now Digital
Seniors living in Ku-ring-gai can now access their Seniors and Seniors Savers Card digitally via the Service NSW app for the first time since its introduction in 1992.
Member for Ku-ring-gai Alister Henskens SC said the Seniors and Seniors Saver Cards have been incredibly important for easing the cost of living in NSW for 30 years.
“For the first time, Seniors will be able to access the card via the Service NSW app, meaning there is one less thing for them to carry around with them,” Mr Henskens said.
“This will make life easier for our seniors today and our seniors tomorrow, who are growing more accustomed to using technology rather than using a physical cards.
“Seniors have already embraced the Service NSW app through programs like Dine & Discover NSW and the Digital Driver Licence, and this digital option provides them with greater choice and flexibility.”
The rollout of the digital Seniors and Seniors Savers Card follows a successful pilot with 4,000 participants, with the vast majority giving it the thumbs up.
Mr Henskens said the program has been providing savings since its inception in 1992, including on gas and electricity.
“We have brought this service, which has been beneficial for easing the cost of living for seniors, into the twenty-first century,” Mr Henskens said.
“Now, it is one of the largest programs of its kind in Australia, with 1.8 million seniors able to access discounts and rebates at more than 6,500 shops, travel, entertainment and professional services.”
The digital cards will be opt-in only and customers will continue to receive a physical card.
To find instructions on how to add a digital Seniors or Senior Savers Card to the Service NSW app or to learn more visit www.service.nsw.gov.au/campaign/nsw-seniors-card-program.