Helpful community resources

We have compiled a list of helpful resources and links for community members.

Other Community transport service links

Access SydneyProvides community transport services to City of Sydney, City of Botany Bay, Ashfield Council, Burwood Council, Strathfield Council and City of Canada Bay
Bankstown Community TransportProvides community transport services to Canterbury and Bankstown residents
St George Community TransportProvides transport services to people in the St George area
EasylinkServices Northern Sydney
All Community Transport Projects in NSWProvides a full list of projects all over NSW

Other Transport links

Sydney TransportNews, timetables, maps & info for all Sydney transport options
Sydney Buses A direct link to routes & map of our region
Sydney TrainsEverything about the Sydney network
Sydney Light Rail Maps and information about our light rail network
Sydney FerriesEverything about travelling on the Harbour in Sydney

Accessible Transport links

Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme‘Half price’ taxi transport for eligible, less mobile people
Accessible travel within SydneyInformation about finding accessible train stations and travelling with accessibility aids in Sydney
A Definitive Guide to Travelling with DisabilitiesA practical guide for disabled travellers

Access & Transport to Hospitals

Transport access guide to RPA Hospital Getting to RPA hospital – Public Transport routes and information
Map of RPA hospitalHandy map of ‘what’s where’ at RPA hospital
Transport to Concord HospitalGetting to Concord hospital – Transport routes and information
Map of Concord hospitalHandy map of ‘what’s where’ at Concord hospital

Community resources

AdvocareAn independent, community based, not for profit organisation that supports and protects the rights of older people and people with disabilities.
Assistive Technology AustraliaA virtual showroom of assistive living technology that helps make life easier
COTA Australia – For Older AustraliansAdvocating on a national level for issues effecting seniors.  Providing assistance navigating the Aged Care system.
Department of Veteran AffairsGovernment site with news and information
Inner West Council – Leichhardt BranchInner West council – Leichhardt Branch
Inner West Council – Marrickville BranchInner West council – Marrickville Branch
Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSWAn organisation that helps disabled people with a focus on those who are culturally and linguistically diverse
My Aged CareThe starting point for aged care Australian Government funded services
Newtown Neighbourhood CentreShopping and other services for Marrickville Residents
NSW Companion CardA card for people with significant disabilities (and who need a carer with them at all times) that helps them participate in community based activities.
NSW Seniors Card Details about discounts & events for Seniors
Physical Disability Council of NSWAn organisation that helps people with a disability live ordinary lives
Pleural MesothelimoaInformation for seniors suffering from mesothelioma (cancer caused by exposure to asbestos)  and their caregivers
Rozelle Neighbourhood CentreInformation, advice & advocacy, programs & community projects
Seniors Rights ServiceA community organisation dedicated to protecting and advancing the rights of older people, particularly vulnerable and disadvantaged groups. Providing free and confidential telephone advice, aged care advocacy and support, legal advice and rights-based education forums to seniors across NSW..

Links for carers

Carer GatewayPractical information and resources for carers
Carers NSWInformation, research and facts about being a carer
Dementia AustraliaA guide to Living with Dementia
Family & Caregivers Guide for the DisabledA guide to home safety for the disabled