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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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People’s Choice Community Lottery

People’s Choice Community Lottery

Only one more day to purchase your tickets to support Travellers Aid and the work that we do to support people with mobility challenges. Tickets are only $2 each and there are some amazing prizes to be won.

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See you at Moomba 12-14 March

See you at Moomba 12-14 March

Travellers Aid are partnering with Moomba and the City of Melbourne to create an accessible and inclusive festival. Our friendly staff and volunteers will provide communication, meal and mobility assistance as well as mobility equipment hire from 10am – 10pm from...

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Companion Service at Queen Victoria Market

Companion Service at Queen Victoria Market

The Travellers Aid Companion Service has been supporting people to participate in the community for over 10 years with volunteer companions assisting people to appointments, social activities, events and attractions, work and education. We were delighted to expand...

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Yarra Trams Disruption

Yarra Trams Disruption

Earlier this month, Travellers Aid provided a wheelchair assistance service along Swan Street, Richmond during upgrades to the number 70 tram line. Working with our partner Yarra Trams we ensured that people could navigate the disruptions as seamlessly as possible,...

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Time Out Program

Time Out Program

Travellers Aid is delighted to share with you an innovative new program we have available in metropolitan Melbourne and selected regional centres, including Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Seymour and Traralgon. With one in eight Australians caring for a family member or...

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