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Roll out of the NDIS in Victoria

From 1 July 2016 the NDIS will begin to be available across areas of Victoria. The NDIS will be made available progressively across the state over the next three years. Read more

October 16th, 2015|

ACTA & Bus Safety News

Australian Community Transport Association (ACTA)

ACTA Newsletter September 2015

In this issue:

  • Why ACTA?
  • Membership of ACTA
  • ACTA Representatives.
  • ACTA as Peak of Peaks
  • What has ACTA been doing?

Bus Safety News Winter 2015 Issue 31

September 21st, 2015|

VCTA 2015 Conference

Community Transport: The Road Ahead

When? May 20th – 21st 2015

Where? Melbourne Zoo, Parkville

For further information, please visit our Events Page

May 20th, 2015|

National Volunteer Week

6 million Australian volunteers give happiness to others each year and research says that that those volunteers are happier as a result. The theme for National Volunteer Week 2015, is Give Happy Live Happy.

» Read more Volunteering Australia.

» Read more Volunteering Victoria.

May 17th, 2015|

Commonwealth Home Support Programme

Commonwealth Home Support Programme- The following Draft (Consultation) Papers have been released by the Department of Social Services:

  • CHSP Manual for Providers
  • CHSP National Fee Policy Consultation Paper
  • Good Practice Guide for Restorative Care Approaches (incorporating wellness and reablement) 2015

Feedback on the Consultation Papers closed on 15 April 2015.

» View Draft (Consultation) Papers.

March 3rd, 2015|

Victoria. COTA Budget Submission 2015 – 2016

COTA Victoria releases Budget Submission 2015-2016. COTA calls for the State Government to prioritise affordable, appropriate housing to enable older Victorians to age in place; better end of life services and connected public and community transport.

» Read more

February 10th, 2015|

AGM 2014

VCTA is set to host the 2014 Forum and Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 12 November.

Date: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Time: 11am – 3pm
Location: Room B427, Council of Adult Education – 253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Please register to attend by Monday 3rd November.

» Agenda AGM 2014
» VCTA 2014 AGM Program

November 12th, 2014|

Queensland. Community transport for medical needs discussed

Listen to Feda Adra (CEO of Comlink) and Jean McRuvie from Medicare Local explain what Community Transport is, the value and benefits of providing transport and the health issues clients face due to lack of transport. Interviewed by Jackie Mackay.

» Listen to the interview

November 3rd, 2014|

NSW. Accreditation for NSW Community Transport

Community transport providers in New South Wales will now be accredited under the same standards as public buses after reforms passed this month. Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian states the move means community transport is finally getting the recognition it deserves. Community transport will be recognised in the State’s Passenger Transport Act.

» Read more

September 24th, 2014|

NSW. New safety checks for Community Transport Drivers.

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian announces a new consistent approach to safety standards for all community transport drivers across the state.

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May 24th, 2013|