Stories from the station

Events

Events

Access and inclusion – even more services at the Australian Open Travellers Aid trialled an access and inclusion service for over 14 days at the 2022 Australian Open. We are delighted to confirm that we will be providing even more access services to tennis patrons...

Introducing Ballarat Station as our newest regional hub!

Introducing Ballarat Station as our newest regional hub!

A new Travellers Aid service hub will be open at Ballarat by early 2023 - and we couldn’t be prouder of extending our services to another regional location. In 2020, the Victorian Government delivered $100,000 of improvements to reduce physical barriers to...

The voice of a service user

The voice of a service user

Janelle’s story Scleroderma. Some people may know it as “just a skin disease”. But for those living everyday with the condition, which causes hardening of the skin and failure of internal organs, it is so much more. Janelle has been one of our service users for four...

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...

Easing the pain of the daily commute

Easing the pain of the daily commute

Every weekday morning, Christine Vann catches the train from Gisborne, in central Victoria, to Melbourne. She gets off the train at Southern Cross station, catches a tram to her office on Bourke St, puts in an eight-hour day, then does it all again in reverse to get...

International Day of People with Disability 3 December

International Day of People with Disability 3 December

On 3 December 2017 we celebrate International Day of People with Disability. Earlier this year we at Travellers Aid welcomed the release of the Victorian Government's State Disability Plan 2017-2020. The plan tackles the negative attitudes and barriers that more than...