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What’s new this week?

It can be hard to keep up with all the Special Needs news. So we’ve put it all in one place for you.

Each week Julie Jones wraps up the latest developments and inspiration in accessible travel. 

NSW launches Everyone Can Play

The NSW Department of Planning and the Environment released their Everyone Can Play Guidelines last week.

Local councils, landscape architects and anyone who builds playgrounds can use the guidelines to ensure their playgrounds are inclusive for all.

Everyone Can Play
A scene from the Everyone Can Play video. Picture: Facebook

The purpose is to ensure everyone – regardless of age, ability or cultural background can access and use community spaces. The guidelines are underpinned by three principles:

-Can I get there?

– Can I play?

– Can I stay?

To read more or download the guidelines click here

You might even spot a familiar face in the video.

A touching story of love.

This man has won our heart. What a lovely gesture.

Husband Plants Field of Flowers for Blind Wife to Smell, So Spectacular it Gets Visitors

Brands being more inclusive

We’re glad to hear more brands are making moves to cater for special needs. This story does come from overseas. We hope to see a similar movement with Australian brands take off too.

Accessible travel adventure

We LOVE this story of a man boldly going where no wheelchair has ever gone before. If you need inspiration to tacky tricky destinations – this will do it for you.

Of course, you can also call us. We’re experts in accessible travel and we can book hotels and flights for you.

We understand your needs. We have lived experience. We can help you have the holiday you want. Give us a call on 1300 404 100.


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