Carers Business Discount Card
Providing discounts on goods and services at participating businesses throughout Queensland.
Companion Card holders receive a second ‘companion’ ticket at no charge on public transport and at participating venues. The ‘companion’ ticket is also exempt from booking fees.
Help for concession cardholders – ANZ matching your $ dollar for dollar.
Saver Plus provides an opportunity to have every dollar saved (up to $500) matched with an additional dollar for your own or your family’s education-related expenses.
Master Key Toilets
An innovative system that enables people with disabilities to gain 24/7 access to a network of public facilities. You can apply for a master key to open all public toilets FREE at the Cairns Regional Council.
The National Public Toilet Map provides information on over 19,000 public available toilets across Australia, including accessibility, opening hours and facilities, such as showers and baby change. The National Public Toilet Map is also available as a free app for iPhone and for Android phones and tablets.
School Transport Assistance
Do you drive your kids to school in your private vehicle? Live 3.2km or more away, 2 x payments, minimum $410 a year. Visit Website
Transport assistance for students with disability
A program administered by the Department of Education and Training. Visit Website
The Non State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme is administered by the Queensland Catholic Education Commission on behalf of all non-state schools in Queensland. Further details are available here.
Telstra is committed to making communication accessible and affordable for all our customers with communication challenges, including older customers and customers with a disability.
Disability Services include:
• Disability products and services
• Apply for equipment
• Disability Equipment Program
• Additional products and services
• Community initiatives
Explore their Disability Products and Disability Equipment Program.
Apply for disability parking permit
You may be able to get an Australian permit if your ability to walk is severely restricted by a medical condition or disability.
In Queensland the disability parking permit scheme is a mobility scheme based on a person’s functional impairment to their ability to walk.
You may be able to apply for an Australian permit if you are a Queensland resident and 1 of the following applies to you:
- unable to walk and always require the use of a wheelchair
- ability to walk is severely restricted by a permanent medical condition or ability to walk is severely restricted by a temporary medical condition or disability that you will have for 6 months or more as certified by your doctor or occupational therapist.
Applicants with intellectual, psychiatric, cognitive or sensory impairment alone do not meet the eligibility criteria unless the applicant also has a mobility impairment that impacts on their ability to walk.
FREE Carers and Pension travel Concession Rail Fares Entitlements
Queensland Resident Pension Card holders are entitled to four (4) Queensland Pension rail entitlements each calendar year and can be utilised in various ways. Fact Sheet PDF
For other fact sheets and Accessible Facilities, Visit Website