Queensland subsidy schemes

Subsidy funding for medical aids and equipment is available to eligible Queenslanders with permanent/stable conditions or disabilities. Aids and equipment are subsidy funded either on a permanent loan basis, private ownership or through the supply of consumables.

Subsidy funding is offered under the following schemes:

Funding for basic aids is offered under the following schemes:

Funding for supply or loan of assistive technology for eligible palliative persons is offered under the following schemes (not permanent loan as noted in initial paragraph)


You may be eligible for assistance under MASS if:

  • You are a permanent resident of Queensland.
  • You have a permanent or stable condition or disability.
  • You hold one of the following eligibility cards in your own name:
    • Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card
    • Centrelink Health Care Card
    • Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) Pensioner Concession Card (conditions apply)
    • Queensland Government Seniors Card
  • meet the clinical criteria for each aid.

*MASS administers some specialty programs and schemes which may vary in eligibility requirements, please refer to guidelines:

How to apply

You will need to arrange a clinical assessment by a health professional (clinician) approved by MASS. The health care provider authorised to prescribe particular types of aids and equipment may vary depending on the type of aids that are required.

For more information on MASS, please refer to the MASS Information Flyer (PDF 236 kB)

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Last updated: 14 February 2024