A reusable card that gives you access to your income managed money through EFTPOS facilities at approved stores and businesses.
To get a BasicsCard you must first start Income Management. Income Management helps you manage your payments for essentials like food, rent and bills.
You can only use the BasicsCard in person at approved stores and businesses.
There are over 15,500 stores and businesses that accept the BasicsCard across Australia.
Page last updated: 6 December 2020
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