Booking, check in, and Boarding

Tips on flying and cruising for wheelchair users, types of travel, carer concession cards.

Lady in wheelchair with a guide dog helping her

Sheree and Daniel describe how Jade and Barnaby give them more independence and security at home, at work and when they are out and about.

3 people in wheelchairs

In interviews, people using wheelchairs discuss how they feel about public transport, with tips on paying fare, finding information.

Man in a wheelchair holding his arms up

When I first got hurt I heavily relied on public transportation to get me around. In this video I share my tips and tricks on how to use the train and bus!

Boarding the bus and a lady in a wheelchair ready to board a bus

Video shows people using wheelchairs how to board a bus and position themselves. Also provides statistics on accessibility of buses.

Man in a wheelchair

A convenience for some, new technology connecting a range of devices and appliances in smart homes is changing the lives of people who have disabilities.

Young girl

Anita had thought about Lily’s goals before she sat down with the NDIS planner. She said the NDIS helped her think what Lily could do, not what she couldn’t do

Mother with young daughter sitting on her lap

Lily’s multiple disabilities meant she didn’t fit neatly into any of the usual disability definitions. When her family sat down with an NDIS planner it was their last resort.

Lady girl in a wheelchair sitting next to her mum

Both Siobhan and Caroline relish the control the NDIS has given them over their lives now and into the future.

Lady

Siobhan says to look around until you find the support workers that best suit what you want.