Special Needs Transport Assistance Program

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Updated 28 February 2012

What is it?

The Special Needs Transport Assistance Program enables eligible students with a disability to be transported to their closest disability education setting (other than their local school).

Who is eligible?

Eligibility applies to students who:

  • are enrolled in a specialist school or learning support unit;
  • have a disability that affects mobility and require the use of a mobility aid such as a wheelchair or walking frame;
  • attend a primary unit for students who are hearing impaired or a support class language; or
  • are enrolled in the closest appropriate primary learning support centre.

Parents must also be able to demonstrate that they are unable to transport their child to school.

How do I apply?

Application forms and further information are available from schools, the Special Needs Transport Administrator on 02 6205 9196 or from the website (see below).

Who runs it?

Education and Training Directorate.


Special Needs Transport Administrator
Ph: 02 6205 9196
Web: Education and Training Directorate - Transport_for Students_with_Disabilities.