New South Wales - Public Transport

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Financial support for transport

Assistance Animal Permit

If you have an assistance animal, you can apply for an accreditation. This accreditation will allow your animal to ride with you, free of charge on public transport. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for the Assistance Animal Permit

Australian Government Mobility Allowance

You can apply for a Mobility Allowance if you're unable to use public transport and need help with travel costs for work, study or looking for a job. Note this is not available to people on an NDIS plan. See if you qualify for the Mobility Allowance and how to apply

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The NDIS can provide support for transport if you cannot use public transport. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for NDIS transport assistance

Transport Concession Entitlement card for Centrelink customers

If you are a Centrelink customer, you can apply for the Transport Concession Entitlement. This card entitles you to travel at a discounted rate on public transport. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for this transport concession entitlement card

Transport Concession Entitlement Card for Ex-defence Personnel with a Disability

If you're a war veteran with a service-related disability, you can apply for an ex-defence personnel transport concession entitlement card. This card entitles you to free travel on most public transport. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for this transport concession entitlement card

Vision Impaired Person's (VIP) Travel Pass

If you're severely vision impaired, you can apply for a VIP travel pass. The VIP pass entitles you and your attendant (if applicable) to free travel on public transport. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for a VIP travel pass

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

Transport in Australia

Information for new migrants about public transport in Australia. Learn about transport in Australia

Using public transport

Launchpad – leaving school and leading your own life

Autism Spectrum Australia has developed this resource to help young people with Autism and their families to live independently. See how Launchpad can help you

Mobility and Accessibility for Children - National Information Resource

Mobility and Accessibility for Children provides a national information resource about the safe transportation of children with disability. Find out what resources are available