Helpful community resources

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

Other Community transport service links

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

Other Transport links

Sydney Transport News, timetables, maps & info for all Sydney transport options
Sydney Buses A direct link to routes & map of our region
Sydney Trains Everything about the Sydney network
Sydney Light Rail Maps and information about our light rail network
Sydney Ferries Everything 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 Sydney Information about finding accessible train stations and travelling with accessibility aids in Sydney

Access & Transport to Hospitals

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

Community resources

Advocare An independent, community based, not for profit organisation that supports and protects the rights of older people and people with disabilities.
Assistive Technology Australia A virtual showroom of assistive living technology that helps make life easier
COTA Australia – For Older Australians Advocating on a national level for issues effecting seniors
Department of Veteran Affairs Government site with news and information
Inner West Council – Leichhardt Branch Inner West council – Leichhardt Branch
Inner West Council – Marrickville Branch Inner West council – Marrickville Branch
Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW An organisation that helps disabled people with a focus on those who are culturally and linguistically diverse
My Aged Care The starting point for aged care Australian Government funded services
Newtown Neighbourhood Centre Shopping and other services for Marrickville Residents
NSW Companion Card A 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 NSW An organisation that helps people with a disability live ordinary lives
Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre Information, advice & advocacy, programs & community projects
Pleural Mesothelimoa Information for seniors suffering from mesothelioma (cancer caused by exposure to asbestos)  and their caregivers

Links for carers

Carer Gateway Practical information and resources for carers
Carers NSW Information, research and facts about being a carer
Family & Caregivers Guide for the Disabled A guide to home safety for the disabled