Queensland - Public Transport

On this page

Financial support for transport

Assistance Animal Pass

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

TPI/EDA Veteran Travel Card

If you're a war veteran with a service-related disability, you can apply for the TPI/EDA Veteran Travel card. This card gives eligible ex-service men and women unlimited free travel on approved public transport services. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for the TPI/EDA Veteran Travel Card

TransLink Access Pass

If you have a permanent physical or intellectual disability and can travel independently on public transport, you can apply for a TransLink Access Pass. This pass entitles you to free travel on South East Queensland TransLink bus, train, ferry and tram services (except Airtrain). Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for the TransLink Access Pass

Vision Impaired Access Pass

If you're severely vision impaired, you can apply for a VIP travel pass. The VIP pass entitles you to free travel on public transport. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for the Vision Impaired Access 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

Accessible Travel

Accessible Travel and Transport Information to help with long distance travel, air travel, travelling with an assistance dog, community transport, public transport and driving. Find information to help you plan an accessible trip in Queensland

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

Travel Training for Intellectual Disability

If you have Down Syndrome, or an intellectual disability, Down Syndrome Australia has a travel training manual to help you build skills in independent travel. Find out how to access the manual