Transport & Travel

Whether it is within your local community, interstate or overseas, you can still get around.

This section provides information about public and private transport options, equipment and vehicle modifications, travel ideas and useful things to know when out and about.

Air travel airtravel plane

Flying within Australia or overseas, this article provides some helpful hints and advice.

Disability parking scheme parking disabled signs

The Disability Parking Scheme allows you to park in designated disabled parking bays for the allocated time.

Driving after a spinal cord injury filling up a car

For many of us, driving is an important part of our daily routine. Being able to drive also means independence. Many people with spinal cord injuries return to driving.

Driveway assistance logo

Driveway Assistance is a service initiative of the VACC (Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce) offered at some service stations across Victoria. People who find it difficult to fill their vehicle up with fuel due to disability or medical reason can sound their horn to alert an attendant to fill up for them.

Multi purpose taxi program woman taxi chair

Getting around by taxi can be a useful transport option. The Multi Purpose Taxi Program and specially designed accessible vehicles can make travelling by taxi a little easier when you have limited mobility.

Taxis and wheelchairs

Information about maxi taxis and standard taxis.