South Australia

Promoting the rights of people with disability, who require a companion, to fair ticketing at events and venues

Our Stories

  • Wayne and Tamara story
    Wayne is the carer for his wife Tamara. He recently told us how delighted he is with the South Australian Companion Card. Tamara requires a carer to assist her when she is out in the community and the Companion Card program has made it easier for her to attend events.

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  • Trevor's Story
    Trevor is relatively new to the Companion Card program, having applied for, and received his Companion Card just over a year ago. 

     

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  • Simon Story

    Simon has been an Companion Card holder for more than five years. Simon, who is legally blind, was told about the Companion Card program by the Guide Dogs South Australia.

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Who is Companion Card for?

The Companion Card is issued to people who have a significant, lifelong disability and will always need a companion to enable them to attend and participate in community based activities. The Companion Card allows the cardholder’s companion free entry into participating venues and events.

 

Adelaide Film Festival 2017

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ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL, 5-15 OCTOBER 2017

SA Companion Card affiliate. We recognise the Companion Card at all events, capacity allowing.

Adelaide Film Festival is a biennial eleven-day celebration and exploration of Australian and international screen culture with a unique program of screenings, forums and special events. The event has rapidly established itself as one of the boldest and most innovative in the country and has made a name for itself internationally as a platform for exciting new talent in the Australian industry. Originally presented biennially in March, since 2013 the Adelaide Film Festival has been presented in October.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2017

 

Adelaide Cabaret Festival, 9 – 24 June 2017

Companion Card accepted for carer ticketing.

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival is an annual festival commencing on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend each June.

Having just completed its sixteenth year and the biggest festival of its kind, Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival has become a major event in the international and Australian arts calendar.

The Festival has garnered a reputation of highlighting the best local, national and international artists through an eclectic program of classic and contemporary cabaret performances.

Visit: http://www.adelaidecabaretfestival.com.au/