Melbourne Cricket Ground - Concessions
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Concessions

Any person wishing to purchase a ticket at the concession rate is required to present the relevant concession documentation at the ticket window or at the turnstile when entering the ground, for purchases made in advance.

Persons who do not have the appropriate form of concession will not be sold a concession ticket.

A second form of identification must be presented when purchasing concession tickets eg;
Drivers Licence, Medicare Card, Credit Card, etc – this ID does not have to have a photo. If a
person is obviously elderly and purchasing a concession ticket with a Pensioner Concession Card,
no second form of ID is required.

Seniors cards and Commonwealth Seniors Health Care cards are not an accepted form of concession ID.

The following are all accepted forms of concession:

  • Student Cards* – Full time secondary students, tertiary students, interstate students
    studying in Australia. Persons with an international student card (eg, studying at an
    overseas university or school) are not entitled to concession entry.
  • Centrelink issued - Pensioner Concession Card** – Aged (AGE), Bereavement Allowance (BVA), Carer (CAR),
    Aged Blind (AGE BLIND), Parenting Payment (single) (PPS), Disability Support Pension
    (DSP), Disability Support Blind (DSP Blind), Partner Allowance (PTA), Sickness Allowance
    (SAL), Special Benefit (SPL), Widow Allowance (WDA), Widow Pension (WID), Wife Pension
    (WFA/WFD/WFW), Newstart Allowance over 60 years (NSW/NMA), Mature Age Allowance
    (MAA), Mature Age Partner Allowance (MPA), Newstart Allowance (NSA), Parenting
    Payment (PPP/PPS).
  • Centrelink issued - Health Care Cards** - Exceptional Circumstances Relief (DR), Sickness Allowance (SA),
    Special Benefit (SL), Farm Help Income Support (FFR), Newstart Allowance (NS), Youth
    Allowance (YA), Newstart Mature Age Allowance (NMA), Parenting Payment (single)
    (PPS), Low Income (LI), Carer Allowance (CD), Partner Allowance (PA), Mobility
    Allowance (MO), and Widow Allowance (WA), Family Assistance (FA) Child Disability
    Allowance (CDA).
  • Confirmation of Concession Card Entitlement Form – only accepted if the Department of
    Social Security has ticked the YES box on the top left hand corner of this form.
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs** and TPI – All cards have an expiry date and can only be accepted if current. Persons holding a TPI card are entitled free entry to all AFL home and away matches subject to capacity and general admission seating being available. TPI persons can enter the ground via the staff entrance at Gate 1 upon production of their relevant TPI card.
    During the international cricket season, there will be no complimentary access for TPI card holders as a result of no general admission seating being available for these matches. Current TPI card holders will however, be able to access any domestic cricket match.
  • Disabled Patrons requiring the assistance of a CarerCompanion Card is recognised for all football matches. The patron with a disability still has to pay for his or her own entry. They will be entitled to a concession ticket if they have the appropriate concession identification. On presentation of the Companion Card, an additional ticket will be issued to the companion free of charge.
  • Personal Treatment Entitlement Card: Must be current.

NOTE:  *School student cards will be accepted without the current year noted on the card up until the age of 
             15. Once a student turns 16, evidence in the form of a signed letter on school letterhead must be 
            
provided to prove the student is still attending school. This letter can be used multiple times 
             throughout the year but must be updated each year by the school.
           **Primary cardholder only (not dependants) are entitled to the concession price.


 

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