Ministry of Transport - Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme

Acronym: 
TTSS

The Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme was introduced in 1981 for those who have severe and permanent disability.The Ministry of Transport administers the Scheme. People who qualify for inclusion in the scheme are entitled to a half rate concession of the prescribed taxi fare, up to a maximum subsidy limit of $30 per trip. Disabilities covered by the Scheme must be PERMANENT, ie they cannot be improved by further treatment or rehabilitation. Contact the TTSS to discuss the eligibility criteria of the Scheme. The concessions are available at any time as often as needed - day or night and for any reason - shopping, medical or social. This Ministry also has information on wheelchair accessible taxis in Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong, and other country towns.

Contact
Contact name: 
Joyce Wilson
Manager
Phone 1: 
1800 623 724
Fax: 
(02) 8836 3122
Address
Postal Address: 
Locked Bag 5067
Parramatta
2124
Access
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair access
Opening hours: 
8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Disabilities: 
All disabilities - as above severe and permanent
Service details
Fees: 
No fee to join, participants pay 50% off the total metered fare, of which the go
Area: 
Statewide
Clients: 
Qualifying persons with a severe and permanent disability, school age children
Funding: 
This is a state government department
Publications: 
TTSS application form, general information for participants
Resources: 
Information, taxi subsidy scheme

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