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Appendix 6 Disabled car parking and taxi services (as at January 2016)

People suffering substantial levels of disability may be eligible for disabled parking permits and discount taxi fares. The practitioner should direct enquiries to the contacts shown below. Taxi subsidies may be available only to those physically unable to use public transport.

Contacts of transport assistance for people with disabilities
State/TerritoryDisabled parking permitsTaxi services
Australian Capital Territory

Road User Services

PO Box 582
Dickson ACT 2602

(02) 6207 7000

ACT Taxi Subsidy Scheme

GPO Box 158
Canberra ACT 2601

(02) 6205 1012 or (02) 6207 1930

actaxischeme@act.gov.au

New South Wales

Service NSW

13 22 13

www.service.nsw.gov.au

info@service.nsw.gov.au

Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme

Locked Bag 5067
Parramatta NSW 2124

1800 623 724

Northern TerritoryContact your local council.

Commercial Passenger Vehicles Branch
Department of Transport

GPO Box 2520
Darwin NT 0801

(08) 8924 7580

Queensland

Disabled Parking
Department of Transport and Main Roads

PO Box 673
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

13 23 80

Taxi Subsidy Scheme
TransLink Division
Department of Transport and Main Roads

PO Box 13347
Brisbane QLD 4003

1300 134 755

South Australia

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

13 10 84

Public Transport Division
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

1300 360 840

Tasmania

Transport Access Scheme
Department of State Growth

GPO Box 1242
Hobart TAS 7001

1300 135 513

Transport Access Scheme
Department of State Growth

GPO Box 1242
Hobart TAS 7001

1300 135 513

VictoriaContact your local council.

Victorian Taxi Services Commission

GPO Box 1716
Melbourne VIC 3001

1800 638 802 (toll free for fixed landlines only)

www.taxi.vic.gov.au

Western Australia

ACROD

PO Box 184
Northbridge WA 6865

(08) 9242 5544 (Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm)

www.app.org.au

app@app.org.au

Taxi Users Subsidy Scheme
Department of Transport

GPO Box C102
Perth WA 6839

1300 660 147