NSW

Promoting the rights of people with disability, who require a companion, to fair ticketing at events and venues

Our Stories

Meet Krissie

When Krissie was a baby her grandfather purchased a ticket so her parents could take her to the Royal Easter Show in the hope it would be stimulating for her. Now, its 42 years later and Krissie has never missed a single year of the show. Read the full story.

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Meet Amanda 

Amanda and her mum and dad, from Lemon Tree Passage, Port Stephens, have been taking to the highways and byways around and across Australia since July 2004, and they've no intention of stopping ­– their next trip is already planned. Just check the map – the seven different colours of pins represent the family's different journeys. Read the full story

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Meet Ana-Maria

Ana is a cheerful, outgoing young lady who gets out and about a lot.

The 26-year-old has recently visited Mogo Zoo, the Easter Show, the movies, and the circus. Ana needs a carer with her all the time, but thanks to the NSW Companion Card she only needs to buy a ticket for herself when attending Companion Card affiliate events and venues. Read the full story

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Meet Mrs Gao and Mr Shi

Lian Ying Gao and her husband Chong Jun Shi live in Sydney’s Inner-West where they are close to their daughter and to the local Russian Orthodox Church they attend.t. Read the full story

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Meet Joel and Ben

Most parents can look forward to a time when their kids are able to go out independently. That's not the case, however, for Joel, 19, and his 17-year-old brother Ben, both of whom live with autism and will always need constant supervision. Read the full story

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Meet Stefanos

Stefanos loves the camera, and it loves him right back. With a wide, dazzling smile, he poses happily with Ned Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Barack Obama, the Queen ... for he and his mum Chrisa are at Madame Tussauds in Sydney's Darling Harbour, one of many NSW venues that accepts the Companion Card, allowing free entry to any carer who's with him. Read the full story

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