Other Resources

Accessible Travel

Love to travel? We have links to some wonderful wheelchair accessible accommodation and travel options.

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Getting Around

Accomodation

Tours, Activities and Advice

  • Guide to Cruising  – cruising travel advice for people with disability
  • Easy Access Australia – accessible Australian travel guide, maintained by writer with SCI
  • Freewheeler – information on accessible Australian travel options, maintained by writer with SCI
  • Leisure Options – creates barrier-free local, interstate and international holidays
  • MakingTrax – creating inclusive New Zealand tours and adventures, director has SCI
  • Accessible New Zealand – providing specialised accessible New Zealand tours and travel
  • Outback Tour Services – Accessible tours, off-road wheelchair (NT)
  • Sydney Wheelchair Walks – wheelchair accessible walks, maintained by writer using power chair
  • Time Fly’s Travel – boutique Sydney travel agency with some helpful online travel advice
  • TravAbility – full service Australian travel agency for people with disability; NDIS provider

Government Assistance

Need to access government departments and agencies who offer funding along with a range of services such as legal, financial and advocacy?

Funding

  • EnableNSW – funding criteria, equipment and aids, equipment repairs, home modifications
  • iCare – information on support for NSW residents injured on the road, at work or playing sport
  • NDIS – National Disability Insurance Scheme

Commonwealth Government Departments and Agencies

State Government Departments and Agencies

Equipment and Health Products

Community

Advocacy

Community Access

Physical Disability Organisations in NSW

Lifestyle

Employment

  • Care Careers – information, forum and career advice and job search for the disability and community care sector
  • Disability Employment Australia – peak industry body for the Disability Employment Service, providing advice and support to employers and job seekers
  • Job Access – advice, support and information for people seeking employment, including rights and responsibilities

Financial Management

Housing and Home Modifications

Sport

  • Wheelchair Sports NSW – information on a wide variety of wheelchair sports available for all ages and ability levels
  • Sailability – volunteer based organisation that runs sailing clubs and activities for people with disability
  • Paralympic Movement – information on para sport and Paralympic events and athletes