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


Accessing community transport quickly to get to the doctor

LAST month CPSA covered the new way to access community transport. No longer can you simply call up your local provider and get on the bus quickly and easily.

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An aged care assessment for a lift to the shops?

COMMUNITY transport has long been an important service, helping older people and people with disability to get around.

Read more: An aged care assessment for a lift to the shops?

Get them off the road!

THE HIGHEST ranking traffic policeman in NSW, Assistant-Commissioner John Hartley, appears to be biased against older drivers.

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Unfair fares

DON’T get caught out – it is no longer possible to show up at a train station (or any mode of transport) and purchase a Pensioner Excursion Ticket.

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Taxi voucher cap doubles in value

THERE is some good news for people who must take long taxi trips and use taxi vouchers provided under the Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme – the cap for trips has doubled from $30 to $60.

Read more: Taxi voucher cap doubles in value