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.

 

8000 applications milestone for SA Companion Card

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SA Companion Card reached a major milestone recently with our eight thousandth application.

Since 2009 Companion Card has been enhancing the lives of people needing a carer to access the community with fair ticketing to venues and services.

Companion Card is free and is not means tested; the card is readily accepted by over 500 venues and services in South Australia and it is also recognized by interstate organisations.

To apply for a card, please download an application form at:

http://www.sa.companioncard.asn.au/images/SA_Companioncard/Cardholder_Application_2015.pdf

Adelaide Festival – ‘Mad March’ a hit with Cardholders

The Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival headline what is now known as ‘Mad March’, a month long feast of frivolity and fun. Each year during March a number of events take place in Adelaide and there is something for everyone. In addition to the festivals, which showcase a range of local and international music, theatre, dance and comedy acts, there are events such as WOMADelaide, Writers Week and the Clipsal 500.  

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