Local Accessibility Information

08 Jun 2022

We have collated local information to help families. This page will be updated regularly.
If you have something you would like us to share with the community, please email us at [email protected].

Quiet Hour

Both Coles and Woolworths offer Quiet Hour, a low-sensory shopping experience for those who find going to the supermarket a challenging experience. 

Changes include: lowering lights, removing roll cages, turning down music/ radio, and no PA announcements (except for emergencies). 

To find a participating supermarket near you, head to:
Coles - for a list of suburbs
Woolworths - Bondi Junction, Matraville, Hillsdale, Eastgardens, Eastlakes, Double Bay, Mascot, Town Hall, Crows Nest, Northbridge, Neutral Bay, Neutral Bay Village, Lane Cove

Free Parking at Westfield Shopping Centres

Mobility Permit holders receive additional free parking validation upon presentation of a valid permit at the Westfield Concierge Desk
Bondi Junction: 1 additional hour free parking (total 3 hours)
Chatswood: free parking
Eastgardens: free parking
Hornsby: free parking

Companion Cards

NSW Companion Cards can be used at over 1,000 businesses across the state. 
You can search for affiliated businesses here: click here

Social Story for Taronga Zoo Visit

Together with Autism Spectrum Australia, Taronga Zoo has created a social story for your family's zoo visit: click here
They also offer early access on selected dates throughout the year, with 2022 dates yet to be announced.

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