Accessibility

Exploring Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles: Enhancing Mobility and Independence

In the pursuit of mobility and independence, wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) stand as beacons of inclusivity, offering individuals with disabilities the freedom to traverse the world on their terms. From specialized models to modified conversions, the realm of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles presents a diverse array of options tailored to varying needs and preferences. In this …

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Unlocking Accessible Travel: Navigating the World in a Wheelchair

In a world where wanderlust knows no bounds, accessible travel opens up a realm of possibilities for individuals with disabilities, particularly those navigating the world in a wheelchair. The term “accessible travel” isn’t just about reaching a destination; it’s about ensuring that every step of the journey, from planning to exploration, is inclusive and accommodating. …

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The Alinker: Redefining Mobility with Style and Functionality

Are you tired of traditional mobility devices that lack style and hinder your freedom of movement? Look no further than the Alinker, a revolutionary mobility aid designed to empower individuals with mobility challenges. The Alinker can be described as a non-motorized walking-bike without pedals. With an adjustable saddle and handlebars, it is custom designed to …

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A Rollercoaster Ride: Behind the Scenes at the Melbourne Superbikes

Over the weekend our dedicated and committed team had the privilege of working at the Melbourne Superbikes, transporting people with mobility issues around the track. We have been attending the World SuperBikes for over 10 years and each year we see an increase in people with mobility issues who request our service. We have seen …

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Embracing Empowerment: Navigating Embarrassment and Shame While Living with a Disability

Living with a disability can present unique challenges, not only in terms of physical limitations but also in managing the emotional impact of societal stigma and personal feelings of embarrassment and shame. However, it’s essential to recognize that disability is a natural part of the human experience, and there are strategies and support systems available …

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Accessible Public Events in Melbourne

As we are preparing for the SuperBikes in two weeks it comes to mind just how far Melbourne has come in terms of wheelchair accessibility over the last 15 years and how there has been an increase in Wheelchair Accessible Public Events in Melbourne. When we first started out the SuperBikes, Motogp, Spring Racing Carnival… …

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Mount Dandenong’s Top 10: Wheelchair-Friendly Dining Delights

Mount Dandenong, known for its impressive views, enchanting towns, cosy café culture, specialty shops and beautiful accommodation, is a truly special place not to be missed.  For those navigating this area in a wheelchair, finding accessible dining options can sometimes be a challenge. However, fear not! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 wheelchair-accessible …

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Navigating Culinary Delights: Melbourne’s Top 10 Wheelchair-Accessible Restaurants

Melbourne, known for its vibrant culture and diverse culinary scene, is a city that caters to everyone. For those navigating the city in a wheelchair, finding accessible dining options can sometimes be a challenge. However, fear not! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 wheelchair-accessible restaurants in Melbourne, ensuring that everyone can savor the …

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Navigating NDIS Short-Term Accommodation and Respite: Guidelines, Rules, and Flexibility

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)  is an insurance scheme in Australia, which provides support and funding to individuals with disabilities. One of the funding categories is for Short Term Accommodation (STA), which allows for support for when you need to live out of home for a short period. STA funding can be used for …

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Wheelchair Accessible Restaurants Camberwell

For those of you who don’t know Camberwell… it is known for it’s grand, historic residences and tranquil, leafy streets. It is commonly regarded as one of Melbourne’s most prestigious and exclusive suburbs. It is a must-see place to visit for tourists and is very popular amongst locals, well known for it’s Camberwell Sunday Market. …

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