WA Department of Transport
The Department of Transport has a range of information to support and assist the community in matters relating to accessible transport, including information on:
- Vehicles for people with disability
- Wheelchair accessible taxis
- Taxi User Subsidy Scheme
- ACROD Parking Program
- Transporting a guide dog
- Accessible Public Transport and Special assistance at train stations
For more information visit the Department of Transport and Public Transport Authority websites.
Accessible ACROD Parking
A valid ACROD parking sticker must be displayed clearly when parking in any ACROD bay.
A list of accessible ACROD bays in the City of Melville can be found on the Access WA website.
Free parking for ACROD permit holders
ACROD permit holders can park for free at all City-managed paid parking locations if the vehicle displays an ACROD parking permit and the permit holder is either the driver or passenger in the vehicle.
Centrelink Mobility Allowance
Centrelink's Mobility Allowance provides a payment to help with travel costs for work, study or looking for work if you have a disability, illness or injury that means you can't use public transport. For more information or to obtain an application form, visit Centrelink, call 13 27 17 or visit the Department of Human Services website.
The NDIS provides funding to eligible people with disability for a range of supports, including transport, to enable participation in community, social economic and daily life activities.
Every NDIS participant has an individual plan that lists their goals and the funding they have received. NDIS participants use their funding to purchase supports and services that will help them achieve their goals.
For more information, visit the NDIS website or call 1800 800 110.