Western Australia - Public transport

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Financial support for transport

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

Pensioner SmartRider

If you receive a Carer, Aged Pension or Disability Support Pension, you can apply for a Pensioner SmartRider card. This card allows you to travel at discounted rates and free off-peak travel on public transport. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for a Pensioner SmartRider

Transperth Concessions guide

A Transperth Concession Card allows eligible people to travel on public transport at a discounted rate or for free. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for a concession card

Veterans SmartRider

If you're a war veteran, you can apply for a Veterans SmartRider. This pass gives eligible ex-service men and women free travel on public transport. Find out more about Veterans SmartRider

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

You can find information for people with a disability or vision-impaired passengers on the Department of Transport website. It includes taxi identification, travelling with a guide dog, wheelchair and scooter accessibility and more. Find out more information on accessible transport here

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