Barter Assist

Welcome to the Barter Assist Information & Application page. Barter Assist has been designed
to “do our bit” to support Australian’s during this most difficult time.

In these times, if we all band together & look at every way we can support each other,
we will make this time just a little easier for everyone.

Barter Assist Questions

What can I do with my T$1,000 trade dollars?

Your Barter Assist account will give you access to approx. 10,000 business’ around Australia that accept Bartercard trade dollars. You will be able to browse the directory online or through the mobile app & also be able to purchase online via our Marketplace.

How do I pay the business when I buy something?

Transacting is simple. Once your account is active, we will send you a “how to” guide to create your own profile. Once done, you will be able to pay a business that accepts Bartercard trade dollars online, in-store using your mobile device, or has listed items for sale on our online Marketplace.

Do I receive my T$1,000 trade dollars straight away or over time?

Once your account has been setup and you have created your username and password,  you will receive T$1,000 Bartercard trade dollars in one lump sum.

Do my trade dollars expire?

Absolutely not. Your Bartercard account will remain active until you have spent your Bartercard trade dollars in your account.

Do I have to spend my trade dollars with one business?

Your Barter Assist account works just like your bank account. You will have access to an online activity statement to track your spending & you have the flexibility to spend with 1 or 100’s of businesses. It’s up to you.

Criteria for Barter Assist

As there is a limited amount of Bartercard trade dollars that are able to be distributed for Barter Assist we want to ensure that those most in need are prioritised.*


  • Were you a permanent employee, casual worker or contract worker who has been stood down as a result of the economic downturn?
  • Are you a permanent resident of Australia?

Business Owner

  • You are a business owner whose business had a turnover of less than $10 million per annum.
  • Are you a permanent resident of Australia?
*Disclaimer: In the event any information you have provided is not correct we reserve the right to withdraw your access to your Barter Assist account.
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