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This Australian Government webpage providing information about the Companion Card will be decommissioned from 1 February 2022. The Companion Card program is administered by the state and territory governments. For further information about the Companion Card please visit your state or territory government website. Alternatively, you can visit the Disability Gateway website at and search for ‘Companion Card’. This will provide a link to Companion Card information in the states and territories.

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Where the Companion Card is accepted

Companion Card - Accepted HereThe Companion Card is accepted by over 4200 businesses and organisations across Australia.

The national organisations listed below operate throughout Australia and accept the Companion Card at all their venues and events unless otherwise stated.

To see where Companion Card is accepted Nationally, or in a particular State or Territory please see below.

National Affiliates

Sporting Organisations

Basketball Australia

Companion Cards will be accepted at the following basketball events:

Tennis Australia


Australian Rugby Union

Qantas Wallabies Test Matches and International Rugby Sevens (excludes Super 14 unless affiliated separately)

V8 Supercars

V8 Supercars is a touring car racing category based in Australia with events country wide.  Companion Card will be accepted at the following events:

To book Companion Card tickets please call 132 849 or visit any Ticketek outlet.


The National Rugby League will accept the Companion Card at the following matches:

Football Federation of Australia

Please call Ticketek on 132 849

Australian Grand Prix

Please visit Ticketek for ticketing information or call (03) 9299 9030

Netball Australia

Hockey Australia

Hockey Australia is the controlling body of Hockey in Australia. Companion Card will be accepted at games controlled by the national body as well as those controlled by the State and Territories. Please contact Hockey Australia for any exceptions.

Swimming Australia

Swimming Australia is responsible for the organisation and conduct of national swimming events each year for its members and in some case members from other countries.

Companion Card is accepted at Swimming Australia events.


Fitness First Australia

Phone: 1300 557 799


YMCA core services include health and wellbeing, sport and recreation, youth services, children’s services, camping and community development.

The YMCA will accept the Companion Card at the YMCA facilities listed.

Fitness Australia

Fitness Australia is the national health and fitness association working for a fitter, healthier Australia.  All of Fitness Australia’s business members will accept the Companion Card which includes gyms and fitness centres across the country.  To find a gym or fitness centre in your area please search the Fitness Australia website or call 1800 885 560.


Culture and Performing Arts

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Phone: 1800 444 444

The Australian Ballet

All ‘Main Company’ performances (excludes Regional Touring, Educational Events and Special Events)
Phone: 1300 369 741

Musica Viva

International Concert Series, Coffee Concerts and Café Carnivale Concerts
Phone: 1800 688 482

Circus Royale

Phone 0410 669 253

Circus OZ

All 'Big Top' events around Australia

Scorcher Fest Pty Ltd for Music Festivals

Phone 0402 049 742

Australian String Quartet

Phone (08) 8303 3748

Cirque du Soleil