WA Department of Transport - Taxi Users Subsidies Scheme

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Acronym: 
TUSS

The Taxi Users Subsidy Scheme has been introduced by the Government of WA to foster greater independence and improve the quality of life of people with high support needs. The scheme is administered by the Department of Transport. The scheme is designed for people with severe disabilities in one of the following categories - permanent inability to use public transport, total permanent dependence on a wheelchair, high support needs with mobility, legal blindness, conditions of cognitive impairment necessitating constant assistance with and supervision for travel on public transport.To become a member phone the Department of Transport on 1300 660 147 for further information. TUSS information is available on the web (address as above). Including an application form which can be downloaded.

Contact
Phone 1: 
1300 660 147
Fax: 
(08) 9218 3661
Address
Postal Address: 
GPO Box C102
PERTH
6839
Access
Opening hours: 
8.00am till 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Disabilities: 
All disabilities, must meet eligibility criteria
Service details
Fees: 
Transport pay 50% of taxi fare if person not in wheelchair, 75% for person in wheelchair
Area: 
WA, Office in Perth Metropolitan Area
Clients: 
Must be a permanent resident of WA
Resources: 
Accessible transport, accessible taxis

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