Transport Solutions making it easier to get out and explore

Public transport puts Terri on road to independence Whether it be by bus, tram, train or taxi, there's no stopping Terri Mak from getting out and about and exploring her city, writes REBECCA BAKER. There are public transport users and...

NDIS now rolling out in the steel city

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme has now officially arrived in Whyalla, with the Eyre and Western region being one of five new areas to be added to the NDIS this week. Also included in the Eyre and Western region are...

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...

Channel 2 News – Lifting Fee Stop Work Meet

Cab drivers hold another protest over issues with Access Taxis

Cab drivers have held another protest in Adelaide today, this time over issues with Access Taxis and a delay in implanting a $10 lifting fee. The taxi industry says the government subsidy was promised last year in place of drivers...