Transport

Whether by public or private means, transport is fundamental in ensuring access to services and supports participation in civil society, through maintaining connections with family and friends and engaging in community activities. Transport is a key part of supporting the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of an individual.

Read CPSA's full transport policy here


Opal fare decision

It's good news for Gold OPAL card holders. Adult fares are set to increase from 1 July this year, but Gold OPAL card holders will continue under a $2.50 capped fare. As always, Concession OPAL holders will see their fares increase, this time by 1.2%, half of the Adult fare.

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Community transport: fares blowout!

The community transport sector was tipped on its head when funding shifted from the NSW Government to the Australian Government following the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and aged care reforms.

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Green slips cheaper

NSW motorists could save nearly $120 on their green slip with the introduction of new and affordable CTP reforms.

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The road safety crisis that wasn’t

Despite data stretching back ten years saying otherwise, in 2016 the then NSW Roads Minister and the current NSW Police Assistant-Commissioner in charge of road traffic claimed that the risk of serious injury and death for older drivers was increasing.

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Gold OPAL fails to glitter

CPSA has no issues with an electronic ticketing system for public transport in NSW. It seems that for the overwhelming majority of public transport users in NSW, OPAL makes life easier.

Read more: Gold OPAL fails to glitter

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