Western Suburbs Weekly - - Western Opinion -

CAN any­one ex­plain the rea­son why West Aus­tralia is the only state which has con­di­tions at­tached to a se­niors card.

Fam­ily and friends in the east ask "where is your se­niors card" when­ever they visit.

They can present theirs on re­quest in any state.

They still have full-time, well paid jobs and are au­to­mat­i­cally sent the card when they turn 60.

It's not a pen­sion, but a way for the gov­ern­ment to say thanks for their help over the years.

It would be nice to get a dis­count on some ser­vices.

Af­ter all, we have paid con­sid­er­able taxes over the years.



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