Advocates welcome Victoria’s first disabled parking permit overhaul in nearly 30 years

People with permanent disabilities will no longer need to be reassessed by doctors every few years to renew their permit, instead they can qualify for one for life.

Disability advocates have welcomed the changes but said more still needs to be done around enforcement and public awareness.

“Even when you have a permit it’s hard to get a space and that seems to be consistent across most areas, there just aren’t enough spaces,” said Disability Resources Centre Advocate Kim Collinson.

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Topics:
Transport

Author:
Bridget Rollason

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Sat 27th Mar, 2021