Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for some purposes through these sources:
  • Financial assistance for interstate patient travel for ACT permanent residents:
    ACT Department of Health
    IPTAS (Interstate Patient Travel Assistance)
    Phone: 02 6205 3299
    web site:
  • ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group
    Phone: 02 6297 1261
    web site:
  • Financial assistance for accommodation and travel for NSW residents in isolated and rural communities:
    NSW Department of Health
    IPTAAS (Isolated patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme)
    web site:
  • Australian Government’s Continence Aids Payments Scheme (CAPS). This scheme provides up to $533 pa (in 2013 - indexed) to assist eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their incontinence products.
    Phone: 1800 33 00 66
    web site:
    Application forms and guidelines: