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Essential service worker deals and discounts

It's their way of saying thank you for all the work that you do.

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Essential service workers such as doctors, nurses, paramedics, police, firefighters, teachers, childcare workers, carers and more have been working tirelessly to keep us healthy, safe and educated during these tough times.

To this we say: thank you.

In another show of appreciation and acknowledgement, many food outlets, car hire companies, shoe stores and utility companies are giving out freebies and discounts to frontline workers. Because you deserve it.

Here's a list of who's offering what.

Freebies, deals and discounts for essential service workers

BrandDiscountValid forMore details
AAMIFree roadside assist until 30 June 2021
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Hospital staff
  • First responders
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Accor HotelsExclusive staff rates
  • Healthcare workers
  • Firefighters
  • Emergency service workers
  • Volunteers
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City of SydneyFree on-street parkin
  • Hospital workers
  • Childcare minders
  • Social workers
  • Emergency blood technicians
  • Police
  • Ambulance
  • Fire fighters
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DiDiFree rides
  • COVID-19 Frontline Workers under Phase 1a of Australia's COVID-19 Vaccine National Roll-out Strategy
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FrontlinersFree essentials kits
  • Eligible healthcare workers
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Lou Lou Lips30% off
  • Healthcare workers with an AHPRA registration number
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Medcast and Critical Care Education ServicesFree upskilling courses
  • Registered Nurses
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Mr GuruFree service
  • Eligible health care professionals
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NSW governmentFree accommodation
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Ambulance staff
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Qatar100,000 free economy class return flights
  • Eligible medical professionals, must show employment ID when travelling
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Running EdgeFree postage and delivery
  • Healthcare professionals
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Share with OscarFree parking Australia-wide
  • Healthcare workers
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South Australia state governmentFree parking and free use of public transport
  • Hopsital staff, including cleaners and receptionists
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TelstraPriority messaging support
  • Healthcare workers
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VIC governmentFree accommodation
  • Clinical and non-clinical staff at public and private hospitals
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If you're offering frontline workers discounts, let us know in the comments below so we can add them to our list.

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    AnnAugust 3, 2021

    Hi, what will be the cheapest sickness insurance for nurses.

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      RheaAugust 3, 2021Staff

      Hi Ann,

      Health insurance costs and coverage for nurses could vary depending on the level of cover you will get. This could be either Hospital only, Extras only, or a combination of Hospital+ Extras.

      Please check our guide on Compare Health Insurance which you can find a panel on top of the page that you can use to filter the type of cover that best suits your needs. There is also an option for you to filter o which restricted fund you are qualified for and select “nurses and midwives.”

      Once you find the right insurance brand, you’d be best to contact them to discuss your coverage and its cost. It’s always wise to read through the PDS to make sure that you are going to get the best insurance policy that fits your needs.

      Hope this helps.


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