Resources and Publications

 

Easy Transport

Contact us to order our Easy Transport Services brochure and posters.

Accessible Bridge Services Inc Annual Reports

ABS Membership Form

 
Northern Sydney Community Transport Passensger Handbook
 
Northern Sydney Community Transport Passenger Handbook
 
The Handbook includes information about your rights and responsibilities as a Community Transport client, as well as what to do if you have a complaint or suggestion. Our service welcomes all feedback from clients, including complaints.
 
Community Transport Plan for Northern Sydney, April 2005

Download Community Transport Plan for Northern Sydney (10.3MB)


 
Travel Training Resources

See the Travel Training page for a full description of the program. You can download the Travel Training brochure by clicking on the links below. The brochure is also available in simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Contact us to order any of the brochures or poster.

Travel Training Brochure

Travel Training Brochure (simplified Chinese)

Travel Training Brochure (traditional Chinese)

To make an application for Travel Training, download the Initial Assessment Form and return to:

  • traveltraining@easytransport.org.au, or
  • PO Box 6160, Pymble NSW 2073.

Or you can call the Travel Training Project Officer on 1800 035 262.

Northern Sydney Community Transport Passenger Handbook


Australasian Transport Research Forum Paper 2011

Helen Battellino, former Manager of the ABS Regional Co-ordination Office, and Kevin McClain, former Project Officer at the ABS Regional Co-ordination Office, presented a paper at the 2011 Australasian Transport Reserach Forum. The paper examines the transport services available to those with mobility problems in NSW. Community Transport in the Northern Sydney region is used as a case study.  The NSW system is compared to the system in the US, using a case study from Washington State.
 
Community Transport in NSW - Broadening the Horizon
 
Submission to the Productivity Commission - Inquiry into Caring for Older Australians

The Northern Sydney Regional Coordination Office made a submission to the Productivity Commission for the Inquiry into Caring for Older Australians. The Inquiry invited interested parties to register their interest in an inquiry into Australia''s aged care arrangements. In undertaking the Inquiry, the Commission will develop options for further structural reform of the aged care system so it can meet the challenges facing it in coming decades.

For more information on the Inquiry, visit the Productivity Commission's website at http://www.pc.gov.au/projects/inquiry/aged-care

Download Northern Sydney Regional Coordination Office Submission

 
Joint Submission to the Productivity Commission - Inquiry into Caring for Older Australians

The Northern Sydney Regional Coordination Office is part of a group of metropolitan based Community Transport providers who have formed a Future Directions Working Group to start planning for the changes that will occur to the Community Transport sector due to the COAG decision to split aged and disability services funding.

The members of the Future Directions Working Group have made a joint submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Caring for Older Australians.

Download Future Directions Working Group Submission

 
Presentations
 
Presentation to CTO Conference 2008
Presentation by Helen Battellino, Manager of the ABS Regional Co-ordination Office to CTO Conference
 
Presentation to Lower North Shore Transport Fourm April 2009
Presentation by Julie Gee, Project Assistant at the ABS Regional Co-ordination Office to the Lower North Shore Transport Forum
 
Presentation to DADHC Conference August 2009
Presentation by Helen Battellino, Manager of the ABS Regional Co-ordination Office to NSW DADHC Conference
 
Presentation to Manly Warringah Pittwater HACC Forum September 2009
Presentation by Julie Gee, Project Assistant at the ABS Regional Co-ordination Office to the Manly Warringah Pittwater HACC Forum
 
Presentation to NSW HACC Conference 2011
Presentation by Helen Battellino, Manager of the ABS Regional Co-ordination Office to NSW HACC Conference 2011
 
 
Other Information
 
Maps of Public Transport services in Northern Sydney have been developed by Easy Transport. See under the Accessible Public Transport page. (new)
 
Population Profile for Northern Sydney
Prepared by the ABS Regional Co-ordination Office
 
Young People with a Disability Transport Needs Project
Main Report
Appendices
 
No Transport, No Treatment
Report on demand for Community Transport to health services in NSW - commissioned by the Cancer Council, NCOSS and the Community Transport Organization