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Transport Forum

June 28 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

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What Transport Systems Do We Want in Our Old Age?

As part of our community engagement strategy, COTA Victoria conducted 22 Listening Posts in rural and regional areas around Victoria. Not surprisingly, transport emerged as a priority issue.

  • Going from A to B for medical appointments, visits to family, or just getting around town is a real problem.
  • Visiting a specialist in Melbourne when you live in rural Victoria often means an overnight stay.
  • The weekly grocery shopping takes on extra challenges when you don’t drive and rely on public or community transport.

Visiting a friend who lives on the other side of town is just as important as getting the weekly shop or seeing the doctor. Without regular, accessible and affordable transport, social lives can become very limited.

COTA Victoria is organising a Transport Forum on Thursday 28th June 2018
Registrations commence at 9:30am for a 10:00am start.

Come and learn a little more about community transport when we ask the question
What Transport Systems Do We Want in Our Old Age?

Solutions will be designed with and for older people.  If you are interested in community and public transport, want to add your voice to the discussion please save the date.

If travelling by public transport:
Closest Train Station is Southern Cross
Tram ​​Routes 11, 35, 48 70, 75 – get off at stop number D-16 (Harbour Esp and Collins St)

For more information about the forum contact
Victoria Wells
Community Engagement Officer
P: 9655 2140
E: vwells@cotavic.org.au

If you need assistance to register please call 1300 13 50 90 (9:30am to 1:00pm weekdays).

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