American Express Velocity Platinum Card allows you to earn 1.5 Velocity Points per $1 spent (excludes govt departments where earn rate is 0.5 Velocity Points per $1 spent).
For every $1 spent with Virgin Australia you will receive 2.5 Velocity Points.
The Velocity partner network to earn bonus points is expanding. This year they have added EnergyAustralia, BUPA, and Air Canada.
Compare the American Express Velocity Platinum and Escape Cards here.