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.

 

Sounds and Vibes Music Festival

Sound and Vibe Music Festival poster

 

On Saturday, December 1st, KYD-X and Lifetime Support Authority will be hosting Sounds & Vibes, a one day, all ages, an outdoor music festival celebrating as part the International Day of People with Disability. It will be held at the Hamilton Boulevard (in the shadow of the Ferris Wheel) at the Adelaide Showground.

With support from peak bodies in the disability sector, Sounds & Vibes will be an accessible music festival for all, featuring but not limited to Elevated Viewing Platforms, Auslan Interpreters, Chill-Out Zones, Guide and Assistant Dog-friendly areas, Hi-vis signage, a Silent Disco and lots of helpful volunteers. Read more.

COMPANION CARD ACCEPTED AT OZASIA FESTIVAL

OzAsia Festival 25 Oct - 22 Nov 2018

Are you ready for 60 unique events over 18 days including 6 world premieres, 20 Australian premieres and 22 events exclusive to Adelaide? 

OzAsia Festival is Australia’s leading international arts festival engaging with Asia. 
Held over three weeks in spring, the annual OzAsia Festival program presented showcases the very best in contemporary dance, theatre, music, film, literature, food and culture from across Asia today. Read more. 

Photo: @OzAsiaFestival