TRANSPORT & ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION
Free information service that lists accommodation venues accessible to people with disabilities. They provide info on recreation, tourism, sport and the arts for people with disability for all of Australia.
QANTAS carer concession cards are distributed through NICAN. The carer concession card allows for clients to have a carer with them on the plane for their trip. The carer concession card is only applicable to those clients that require a carer with them at all times during a flight. The concession card is not available to clients who only require assistance in embarking and disembarking a plane.
The Australian Disability Parking Scheme helps eligible people park nearer to their destination. For information in your area on how to apply for the Australian Disability Parking Permit, please use the links below. These links will also take you to information about new national eligibility criteria and national minimum standards for disability parking concessions.
www.australiaforall.com is a website entirely devoted to accessible accommodation and leisure venues which are accessible to people with disabilities.
The do it yourself (DIY) car hire offers national car hire services which includes disabled access and self drive vehicles. DIY also outline that they have over 300 locations around Australia and can therefore negotiate the best deal to suit you. DIY work through Europecar, Thrifty, Budget and Avis.
BABS provides information on wheelchair accessible bed and breakfast homes throughout Australia.
CanGo helps you find Accessible Accommodation, Accessible Services and more.
Disability car hire offer a national service for the hire of modified vehicles for disabled people. The company has vans for wheelchair access, self drive hand control vehicles and left foot accelerator vehicles.
A guide book for people with disabilities. It is written by Bruce Cameron and provides information outlining transport options, accommodation options, tourist attractions and information on equipment repair / hire centres, hospitals, attendant care agencies and of course where the best and accessible restaurants are.
World wide access information for clients planning holidays both nationally and internationally for people with a disability. The site details information to assist disabled people in planning holidays and provides information from accessibility of cruise ships and the cabins on the ships to accommodation facilities throughout the world.
Take a break web site provides information on accessible travel with a special need,Disability magazines, Access guides for cities, resorts and attractions, Wheelchair or scooter rentals, Accessible transportation and more
Wheel about provides a car rental service in four states/territory. Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory. The car rental includes parking permits, Easy Access Australia book and provides portable ramps and flexible seating to meet individual needs. Wheel about offers modified vehicles of Chrysler Voyager, Mercedes Vito and Toyota Hiace.
This website provides information on tours that are run and operated purely for people who are in wheelchairs. The web site provides information on a large number of tours, inclusive of cost, length of tours, times of departure from your hotel and return to your hotel (inclusive of the tour arrangement).
The wheelies handbook is a comprehensive travel guide for wheelchair users that lists more than 500 wheelchair accessible accommodation options around Australia, together with more than 400 wheelchair accessible tourist attractions and helpful organisations to wheelchair dependent travellers.
The Multi Purpose Taxi Program (MPTP) makes transport more accessible for Victorians with a severe and permanent disability. MPTP gives members half price taxi fares. Some members have a yearly limit.
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The JP coaches is a company based in NSW that offers holidays and sporting event tours for people with disabilities within Australia and also on an international level. The company has wheelchair accessible buses.
The Access City Hotline is helping people to remove physical and sensory barriers to access in the ACT. The Hotline provides a comprehensive referral service for solving or easing access problems in the ACT. If you or someone you care about has encountered problems getting in or around structures, the Hotline is here to assist.
Cairns Regional Council has established Accessible Cairns and the Access for All directory to assist locals and visitors to our region to be able to plan their trip or access services that are accessible to people with a disability, their family, friends, carers and support workers.
The access Noosa website provides information on activities, accommodation, transport, dining and tours around the Noosa / Noosaville region. The site contains information on recreation and leisure activities including the annual Tingirana Noosa Special Triathlon.
A public transport travel pass for the visually impaired and people with disabilities is available in Queensland and can also be used within other states and territories of Australia. The pass covers all bus, rail, tram and ferry transport.
The Access Adelaide Guide includes information for people with disabilities to get to Adelaide; to travel in and around the city; and to find places to enjoy. It also includes contact details for organisations with further information.
Companion Card is a card issued to people with a permanent disability who require attendant care support which allows a companion to enter free of charge to participating venues and activities.
South Australia tourism commission has a web site that provides all the information available regarding holidays for people with disabilities. The information includes accommodation, travel agents, car hire, air, rail and coach travel and parking permits.
Forestry Tasmania has developed a web site outlining all the State forests that have differing levels of disability accessible options, from wheelchair accessible walkways to disabled toilets and picnic areas.
Free travel is available to people with disabilities that currently hold a carer concession card, Transperth travel is for all bus, train and ferry transport within and around the area of Perth.
Inclusion WA is a organisation facilitating inclusion in sport, recreation and community life.
People with disability, carers and seniors can search to find accessible business and community facilities in Western Australia. Access information will assist people of all ages and abilities, including people who use a wheelchair, have difficulty walking or who are blind or deaf.
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