It can be hard to keep up with all the Special Needs news. So we’ve put it all in one place for you. Each week Julie Jones wraps up the latest developments and inspiration in accessible travel. NSW launches Everyone Can Play The NSW Department of Planning and the Environment released their Everyone Can Play Guidelines
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Planning a trip to New Zealand? Good news – NZ commercial accommodation providers must have accessible rooms.
Fantastic news! Virgin Australia has made an announcement today which further recognises the needs of families with a child with a disability. Virgin Australia now accepts select Approved Support Devices designed to provide additional postural support to infants and children. From today, families will be able to travel with the following seating to make travel
Have you ever thought of travelling with a support worker? It’s often difficult to know where to start, how to negotiate pay and hours with a potential worker and how to ensure you pick the right person. Tegan is 30 years old and lives independently in Hamilton, New Zealand and regularly travels with the assistance
After an extensive and successful trial, it’s fantastic to see the City of Gold Coast has implemented a permanent accessible beach program. This includes a range of beach wheelchairs, beach matting and information about accessible facilities at the various locations. Showing a real commitment to accessibility, and an understanding that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, the
Virgin Australia offers a Disability Assistant Concession fare to assist those with a disability needing the help of a companion to travel. The fare offers a 50 per cent discount for an assistant’s airfare for all domestic Australian travel. That includes business class and flights booked with points. The carers’ discount is applied to the