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Corporate supporter thanks

Corporate supporter thanks

Thanks to the many ways organisations choose to support us, we have been able to expand our services to more people in more places. Our partners make it possible for Travellers Aid to have the impact that we do. We are grateful for the support of our many corporate...

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Campaign promotes inclusion for all

Campaign promotes inclusion for all

Support makes inclusion within everyone’s ability  Young people with disability should not be afraid to say “yes” to support so they can enjoy life on their terms, according to the face of Travellers Aid’s new advertising campaign.  The new outdoor ad campaign,...

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Summer Appeal to grow awareness training

Summer Appeal to grow awareness training

Travellers Aid’s disability awareness training programs are helping make public transport, workplaces, events, and streetscapes more accessible. And with almost one in five Australians living with disability, organisations are becoming increasingly aware of the need...

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Travellers Voice Summer Edition 2023-2024

Travellers Voice Summer Edition 2023-2024

Inclusion is within everyone's ability.A message from Travellers Aid CEO, Elias Lebbos. It is gratifying to see a blossoming awareness of accessibility and inclusion. The past year has brought so many examples of the power of collaboration, and we are grateful to have...

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Celebrated gumleaf performer enjoys free, accessible services

Celebrated gumleaf performer enjoys free, accessible services

Like the musical instrument he's become famous for, gum leaf performer Uncle Herb Patten discovered Travellers Aid by accident.  Passing through Flinders St Station on his way to busk in Melbourne’s CBD, Uncle Herb noticed someone in a wheelchair headed through a...

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Easing pain points in everyday journeys

Easing pain points in everyday journeys

We work with transport providers to offer support and assistance to passengers during public transport disruptions.  With an increase in upgrades and service works throughout the public transport system, providers are keen to minimise the disruption for passengers. As...

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Service user experience guides website accessibility

Service user experience guides website accessibility

From service user to accessibility consultant. How Lauren is helping us create a more user-friendly website After years of using our services to stay connected with family, work and study, Lauren is now using her professional and lived experience to help Travellers...

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A remarkable story

A remarkable story

We recently had a chat with a longtime supporter of Travellers Aid, philanthropist, avid reader, and author Pamella Wells.   Listening to Pamela talk about the life she and her late husband Rod shared was inspiring with lots of twists and turns, travel and adventure....

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An update on our Ballarat service hub

An update on our Ballarat service hub

Although Travellers Aid services in Ballarat have only been operating for a short time, we are seeing our presence having a significant impact on the experience of the travelling public traversing through Ballarat Station.  As of April 2023, Travellers Aid Ballarat...

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