Subsidised Travel Schemes

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Number: D55/2017

Date: 26 October 2017

Relevant: Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Topic: Subsidised Travel Schemes—Contact Update

The Department is pleased to remind residents that the Student Subsidised Travel Scheme and Pensioner Annual Free Trip Scheme are available to residents of the Indian Ocean Territories.

The travel schemes continue to be administered from the Perth Office which is located at Level 1, 226 Adelaide Terrace, Perth.

Contact details for the officer administering the schemes and providing support is:


Ms Theresa Tan
Indian Ocean Territories Perth Office
PO Box Z5048
Perth WA 6831
T: (08) 9220 5108

Guidelines and application forms are available on-island from:

Christmas Island

Mr Jeffrey Low
Property Manager / Court Registrar 
IOT Administration
T: (08) 9164 7901 ext 8511

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Ms Darling Elat
Community Services Officer
IOT Administration
T: (08) 9162 6519 (HI)
T: (08) 9162 7621 (WI)

I would like to remind eligible residents to ensure that your applications are submitted at least one month prior to the first intended date of travel to allow for the timely consideration of your application.

Jadranka Matijas
Indian Ocean Territories Perth Office