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Accessible transport

Australasian Railway Association (ARA)

Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Primary Application

Notice of application for temporary exemption

The Australian Human Rights Commission has received an application for temporary exemptions from the Australasian Railway Association (ARA). 

Mobility Scooters in Registered Clubs

motor scooter

This paper aims to start a discussion about mobility scooters (scooters) and their use within and around Registered Clubs (the Clubs). It has been produced as part of a project initiated by a partnership between the RSL & Services Clubs and the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Australasian Railways Association: Direct assistance in ascending and descending boarding ramps

Wednesday 18 December, 2013

NOTICE OF DECISION ON APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY EXEMPTION: AUSTRALASIAN RAILWAYS ASSOCIATION: DIRECT ASSISTANCE IN ASCENDING AND DESCENDING BOARDING RAMPS

HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT 1992 (Cth), Sections 55(1) and 55(1A)

Australasian Railways Association: Carriage and stowage of mobility aids and transfer to and from mobility aids

Wednesday 18 December, 2013

NOTICE OF DECISION ON APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY EXEMPTION: AUSTRALASIAN RAILWAYS ASSOCIATION: CARRIAGE AND STOWAGE OF MOBILITY AIDS AND TRANSFER TO AND FROM MOBILITY AIDS

HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT 1992 (Cth), Sections 55(1) and 55(1A)

Two wheelchair policy - media statement

Concerns have been raised with the Commission in relation to the policy of certain airlines accepting bookings for only two customers requiring wheelchair assistance on each flight.