Confusion over the Access Cabs lifting fee

Matthew Pantelis: Starting off this hour on the issue of double dipping taxi fees for the disabled. It seems that disabled taxi passengers who are calling those special cabs to come and collect them are being overcharged by drivers who...

Disabled hit twice by taxi fees rort

DISABLED taxi passengers are being ripped off by drivers who are keeping meters running while also collecting a new $10 "lifting fee". The lifting fee introduced this month was itself designed to stop rorting, after Access Cab drivers were caught...

NDIS: Transport services may go without improved funding, service provider body says

By Sowaibah Hanifie Photo: Providers warn that people will be stuck at home if the issue is not addressed. (Reuters: Enrique Castro-Mendivil) Disability service providers across Australia are considering shedding their transport services because there is no funding commitment in...

Concern NDIS travel subsidies are inadequate

Sarah Tomlinson: Kelly Vincent what allowances for travel are currently available under the NDIS? Kelly Vincent: Well, at the moment the idea is that once you get onto the NDIS you receive a funding package for your disability related needs...

Working for social inclusion

Sunday Mail Adelaide A new charter offers new opportunities. Autism SA has launched a new charter to promote social and workplace inclusion for people on the autism spectrum. The Autism Friendly Charter was created in response to an identified need...

Not fare! Cabbies set to strike

Miles Kemp | Adelaide Advertiser HUNDREDS of disabled access cab users will be stranded when drivers stop work next Tuesday over a dispute with the State Government. The drivers were promised a $10 so-called "lifting fee" to replace a system...

South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make an explanation before directing questions to the minister representing the Minister for Transport Services about the South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme (SATSS). Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: My office receives...

South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I have a supplementary question. Is the minister aware that, according to constituents who have contacted my office in the past, there are some people, including vision impaired people, who are eligible for 50 per cent...

South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the minister representing the Minister for Transport a question about the South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: On 22 October 2009,...