A reusable card that gives you access to your income managed money through EFTPOS facilities at approved stores and businesses.

BasicsCard kiosks will close in the Northern Territory

Kiosks located in Alice Springs, the Tiwi Islands and Wadeye will close in May 2023. There are other free options for checking your balance.

To get a BasicsCard you must first start Income Management. Income Management helps you manage your payments for essentials like food, rent and bills.

Enhanced Income Management and SmartCard started on 6 March 2023. If you have a BasicsCard this does not affect you. You do not have to do anything.

Page last updated: 6 March 2023.
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