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It’s OK to feel anxious as we return to travel.

It’s OK to feel anxious as we return to travel.

We at Travellers Aid know that getting back on the bus, train or tram isn’t always as simple as just locking your front door and heading into town. The past two years have left many of us feeling uncertain about so many aspects of everyday life, including travel,...

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Take a Break

Take a Break

Travellers Aid is delighted to have received funding to set up an innovative new program across Victoria – the Participation Assistance Service. This program will provide respite for unpaid carers who look after parents, partners, adult children or other family...

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Travellers Aid Spring Newsletter 2021

Travellers Aid Spring Newsletter 2021

Thank you to our partners in the transport sector. An update from Elias, Travellers Aid CEO Connecting people to place is what we do at Travellers Aid, especially people experiencing mobility challenges. We know that travel for everyone has been especially difficult...

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Companion Service turns 10

Companion Service turns 10

Companion Service, 2017 The Travellers Aid Companion Service is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. From humble beginnings in 2011, and with the ongoing support of V/Line and the City of Melbourne, this successful program is operated by a team of volunteers who...

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Adding to our accessibility resources

Adding to our accessibility resources

Travellers Aid is pleased to add to our accessibility resources with our visual stories and virtual tours for services at Southern Cross Station, Flinders Street Station and Seymour.  The resources were developed in response to feedback from prospective and current...

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We’re ready when you are

We’re ready when you are

The Travellers Aid team are ready and waiting when you’re ready to travel again.  Our services continue to operate as usual with COVID-safe regulations in place.Here’s how we can help you at our Travellers Aid sites:    Southern Cross Station  Connection Assistance...

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Yarra Trams Disruption

Yarra Trams Disruption

During major upgrade works in mid-2021, all Melbourne trams were suspended along a lengthy section of St. Kilda Road and Swanston Street. It was a time when people were again moving freely around Melbourne, attending social, sporting and cultural events. Travellers...

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