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Seniors unsatisfied with Gold Opal

The NSW Government last week announced that pension rates will be available on all Opal cards beginning Monday, November 3. The pensioners’ card, called the Gold Opal, will cap transport fees at $2.50 per day. “The new Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal card means eligible customers won’t pay more than $2.50 a day for travel on trains, […]

Pensioner rebates under threat

City of Sydney Councillor Linda Scott is calling upon Lord Mayor Clover Moore and her City of Sydney colleagues to ensure the long-term viability of full rate rebates for pensioners in the City of Sydney. Pensioners in the City of Sydney currently receive full rebates on their council rates. This scheme is funded by the […]