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 Willunga Almond Blossom Festival

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The annual Willunga Almond Blossom Festival is held the last weekend in July and is an exciting mix of food, fun and entertainment aimed at all ages, locals and visitors from far and wide. The celebrations attract total crowds upwards of 10,000 people and are a showcase of all that Willunga and the surrounding areas have to offer. The festival celebrates the first blossom of the season, an important part of the history and landscape of the area. The program features the very popular and well-known Willunga Farmers Market on Saturday morning, with our family friendly fair day weekend following on with live music, craft activities, giant games, carnival rides and more market stalls, with fireworks Saturday night. Sunday's fair day begins in High street with a street parade leading to the festival's market stalls, free family activities on the oval plus live music, petting zoo, pony rides, dog agility show food trucks and carnival rides.