Who is eligible?
Registered Doctors, Nurses and other medical practitioners from public and private healthcare systems will be eligible for discounted rentals and FOC rentals. Individuals must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and ID will be required upon collection of the rental vehicle.
The Australian arm of car rental company Hertz will provide 240 free hire cars for healthcare workers across Australia during the COVID-19 crisis, CarAdvice has confirmed.
UPDATE 8/4/20: Hertz Australia has confirmed Tasmania is now participating in the offer, with an additional 30 cars allocated to the state.
Hertz’s initiative will offer the cars rent-free for up to 30 days, for doctors and nurses registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Cars can be collected from selected Hertz locations nationwide, with all states receiving an allocation of 30 cars each.
Models eligible for hire are limited to small cars such as a Toyota Corolla, and small SUVs such as a Nissan Qashqai.
How to apply
Applications for vehicles are currently being assessed via email. Healthcare professionals wishing to take up the offer can send an enquiry to [email protected] .