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Social Traders Game Changer Awards 2022

Social Traders Game Changer Awards 2022

Social Procurement for the win. City of Melbourne was recently named a finalist in the Social Traders National Game Changer Awards 2022 (VIC/TAS region). “We look forward to continuing our work with Travellers Aid...Maybe next year we can take the win!”    We would...

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What we’ve been up to

What we’ve been up to

It’s been a chilly few months, but the arrival of our new Travellers Aid beanies and jumpers were well timed and we have enjoyed being out and about, providing mobility assistance at major trams disruptions and events.  Together with our partners Yarra Trams and the...

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New Central Melbourne Mobility Map Trial

New Central Melbourne Mobility Map Trial

The Department of Transport (DoT) invites people who use a mobility device to participate in the central Melbourne mobility map trial.   In partnership with mapping and navigation company Briometrix and wheelchair pilots, DoT has developed a new interactive...

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Try Before You Ride

Try Before You Ride

Try Before You Ride is an event aimed at building confidence when using public transport. We are looking forward to participating in the upcoming sessions and hope you can join us.  Build your confidence to travel on public transport at this free event.  Speak with...

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Travellers Voice – Winter Newsletter 2022

Travellers Voice – Winter Newsletter 2022

Welcome Back Victoria! An update from Elias, Traveller Aid CEO We are proud to say that Travellers Aid - and Victoria - has well and truly bounced back from the closures and lockdowns over the last two years. Melbourne’s reopening has provided the city with a fresh...

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Volunteer Week

Volunteer Week

“What we do definitely has a positive impact.” To help celebrate and commemorate Volunteer Week (16-22 May), we spoke with Travellers Aid volunteer Leonie about her years volunteering at the Seymour railway station. Leonie has been a volunteer with Travellers Aid...

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Time Out program

Our Time Out program seeks to provide respite for unpaid carers who look after family members including adult children, partners and parents. This respite allows carers to have some “Time Out” either to attend to their own personal needs, or to enjoy an activity with...

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Travellers Aid Autumn Newsletter 2022

Travellers Aid Autumn Newsletter 2022

An update from Elias, Traveller Aid CEO What better way to kick off 2022 than at one of the most exciting sporting events of the year – the Australian Open. Working closely with Tennis Australia and Yarra Trams, we were able to make this event more accessible and...

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Site Services and Hours

Site Services and Hours

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 (buggy, wheelchair and guidance)• Mobility Equipment Hire• Companion Service• Crisis...

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