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1.3 Banjima Elderly, Disabled and Infirm


Support of the health and wellbeing needs of elderly (over 55-year-old), disabled and infirm Banjima beneficiaries and their dependents.

What is covered;

Occupational therapy mobility products, including (but not limited to)

  • Wheelchairs
  • Mobility scooters
  • Walking frames
  • Walking sticks
  • Beds
  • Recliners.

Medical Equipment, including (but not limited to)

  • Blood pressure monitors
  • Nebulisers
  • Glasses
  • Hearing Aids.

Personal Care, including (but not limited to)

  • Meals
  • Carers
  • Palliative Care.

Social/ Cultural Activities to increase engagement and participation, including (but not limited to):

  • Inclusion in community social and cultural events
  • Involvement in programs or classes like art, dance, or lore and culture ceremonies. 

Vehicle repairs and maintenance (but not limited to):

  • Car repairs
  • Tyres.



For the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

 What  Beneficiary Allowance
 Elderly, Disabled and Infirm Support  $7,000

Please Note:

  • No allocations of funds can be transferred to another member
  • As per clause 6.7 of the Trust Deed, the Trustee may not provide money or a money equivalent to individual beneficiaries. Payments will be made directly to the seller or service provider.


To be eligible for this assistance, an applicant must meet beneficiary criteria as follows:

  • Elderly (over 55-year-old) and/or disabled or infirm and either;
    • A registered Banjima beneficiary
    • A registered Daisy beneficiary
    • Birth Child or dependent of a beneficiary registered under the above membership.

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the BCT Elderly, Disabled and Infirm application form (available here).
  2. Provide supporting evidence, such as:
    • Evidence to support needs (e.g. support/referral letter from a healthcare professional or social worker). Documentation must be supplied to support all applications for products, equipment and services.
    • Relevant Concession card, for example Elderly Pension, Disability & Infirm Pension, Carer's Pension
    • Quote or tax invoice (includes the seller’s Australian business number (ABN), what is being requested, its cost (including GST, if any) and date of issue).
    • Birth Certificate (for under 18s) to show Birth Child relationship with Applicant
  3. Submit application by sending forms and evidence to Member Services by:
  1. You will be contacted by BNTAC with the outcome of your application.
  2. If you are not happy with the outcome, you can appeal a decision.
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