Stories from the station

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...

Meet Luke, one of our many valued volunteers

Meet Luke, one of our many valued volunteers

Luke joined Travellers Aid Australia after seeing an opportunity advertised online, and luckily for us after ten years he's still here as part of our team! Luke takes messages and goods between our sites at Flinders Street Station, Southern Cross Station and our head...

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...