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.

 

COMPANION CARD ACCEPTED AT ADELAIDE BEER & BBQ FESTIVAL

Beer being filled from a tap,

Beer and BBQ Fest showcases the best of Australian and international beer & cider with over 60 exhibitors along with some of the country’s best restaurants and chef’s cooking up a BBQ storm with some very special interstate and international BBQers. 

A true cultural event experience. In equal parts, BBQ, beer and music are all key ingredients along with a curated program of masterclasses, forum discussions, on stage competitions (including the infamous Beer Bod Wet T-Shirt Championship), vinyl store, merch markets, barber shops, tattooing, hot sauces, rubs and family program for the Sunday rounding it out to make this show unique and enjoyable for just about anyone! Read more

COMPANION CARD ACCEPTED AT ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2018

Adelaide Cabaret Festival artwork

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

Established in 2001 and the biggest festival of its kind, Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival is 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. Read more

Photo source: https://www.adelaidecabaretfestival.com.au/