Victoria - Holidays and going out

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Information to help you plan your holiday

Parks Victoria – All Abilities Access

In Victoria, there are a wide range of facilities to help people of all abilities enjoy national parks across the state. You can access information about these facilities on the Parks Victoria website. Find out more about all abilities access parks

Smartraveller

The Australian Government has advice to help you prepare for a trip if you have a disability. See the advice provided by the Australian Government before you travel

Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia can also give you information on destinations, products and services that are accessible to everyone. Read more about Tourism Australia and how they're supporting accessible tourism

Travellers Aid

If you have a mobility issues Travellers Aid may be able to help connect you to accessible places and communities to visit in Victoria. The service includes linking you to accessible public transport. See how Travellers Aid can help you plan your trip See the accessible public transport map

Visit Victoria

On the Visit Victoria website you can access information about Accessible Victoria, including a Melbourne mobility map and a guide to accessible accommodation, transport, parking and other facilities. Visit the Accessible Victoria webpage for more information

NDIS supports

Local Area Coordinators (LACs)

If you are aged 7 and above, Local Area Coordinators (LACs) can link you to the NDIS and to mainstream and community supports in your area. You can ask your LAC about the supports available in your community, even if you're not eligible for an NDIS support plan. Find out more about how a Local Area Coordinator may be able to assist you

Support for new migrants

Leisure in Australia

Information for new migrants about sport and recreation options in Australia. Learn about leisure in Australia for new migrants

Speak My Language

The Speak My Language program involves people with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and Indigenous communities, and other guest speakers, sharing stories, advice and resources to support living well with a disability. Interviews will be available in 25 languages and are free to stream. Find out more about the Speak My Language program

Technology to help you travel

Mobility Maps website

In some areas of Australia you can access Mobility Maps. These maps are developed by local councils and show you accessibility options, including disabled parking spaces. See if you can download a mobility map for your area

Travelling or going out with a companion

Companion Cards

If you have a significant, permanent disability and need a carer to help them to go to events you may be able to get a Companion Card. This card allows your carer to have a free ticket once you’ve paid for your own ticket. Apply for a Companion Card in Victoria

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Transport for different transport options across Australia.

Aids and equipment for assistive technologies to help make your trip more pleasant.