If you are having difficulty accessing the community we can provide a door to door transport service to take you to the shops, appointments, activities and events at the Burnie Brae Centre or to other social events and places.
We transport people of all ages, backgrounds and needs and there is no charge if your carer accompanies you on your travels. Our friendly staff and volunteers will carry your groceries or bags into your home for you and have plenty of room to transport your walking aids and support equipment.
At Burnie Brae we understand that your independence is important to you and our community transport service staff will work with you to ensure that you can continue to access the people and places that are important to you.
The Burnie Brae Transport Service offers a low-cost solution for eligible northside residents in Brisbane who have difficulty accessing public transport. A door to door service is provided for those who need help to get to the shops, to activities and events at our the Burnie Brae Centre or to other social events and places.
Our fully trained staff are equipped to offer a comprehensive level of support to all passengers and disability access. A wheelchair hoist is available on our buses.
To assist with the ongoing costs of maintaining this service, a fee per trip is charged.
People aged under 65, or people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent aged under 50 years of age, can utilise subsidised Burnie Brae transport if they are experiencing transport disadvantage as a result of being:
Our Transport Service co-ordinates a Group Shopping Service to the following shopping centres:
Clients are picked up at home and taken to their nearest shopping centre for two hours of shopping, then returned home and helped inside with their purchases.
If required, we also offer individual support for clients with a staff member providing transport to and from the shops and assisting with the purchase of goods. These outings are both practical and social with the assurance of companionship when needed.
In the event that clients are unwell or unable to shop themselves, arrangements can also be made for a staff member to purchase groceries on behalf of clients.
For further information regarding transport services, fill out the form below or call us on (07) 3624 2121.
Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health
Disclaimer: Although funding for this service has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.
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