Separated parents face glitch in NSW vouchers scheme

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated February 15 2022 - 10:39pm, first published 10:36pm
The message some parents are receiving when trying to apply for the vouchers though the Service NSW website.

Many separated people will have to order a new Medicare card to apply for the NSW government's $250 in parents' vouchers.


Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.