A volunteer managed organisation that may, in an emergency, pay some of the costs for people needing temporary accommodation in the city who are unable to afford the full rates. Emergency assistance provided only in cases of extreme need.
Preliminary contact needs to be made by an agency such as a social welfare agency, hospital, Families SA, Centrelink and the Affordable SA Helpline 1800 025 539 or through emergency relief via a charity or service. A written referral from the agency is required after society staff have agreed to assist.
Shop 3, Railway Underpass, North Terrace Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm
A FREE bike hire scheme available to everyone. Bikes are available from locations in Adelaide CBD, Port Adelaide, Henley Beach and West Lakes (see map).
Bikes can only be used during daylight hours, overnight and multi-day hire options available at a small charge payable to Bike SA.
To hire you need to supply Bike SA with either a valid driver’s licence, a passport or Australian proof of age card. Your ID will be held as a deposit for the duration of the hire and will be given back to you when you return to the original hire location. Helmets and Bike Locks will be supplied free of charge if required.
Visitors are able to buy 3 day pass with unlimited travel on all Adelaide Metro services; buses, trains and trams. After 3 days card can be recharged with regular metroCARD fare credit.
Where to buy? Adelaide Metro InfoCentre - Adelaide Railway Station, North Terrace, Adelaide. Ph: 1300 311 108 Adelaide Metro InfoCentre - Corner of King William Street and Currie Street, Adelaide. Ph: 1300 311 108 WHSmith Express Adelaide Airport Ground floor arrivals area.
The metroCARD Commuter Club allows organisations an opportunity to provide cheaper public transport to staff by recharging metroCARDs at a discounted rate.
Organisations will ideally have a minimum of 50 employees and located in the CBD or in close proximity to areas serviced by Adelaide Metro.
This initiative is not open to individuals.
These passes provide unlimited travel on all Adelaide Metro buses, trains and trams for 28 consecutive days for all Adelaide Metro customers.
The passes provide cheaper fares compared to standard metroCARD fares, with additional concessions for pensioners, students, and children.
You can add a 28-Day Pass to your existing metroCARD by visiting any metroCARD agent, recharge machine or Adelaide Metro InfoCentre. Please note they are not currently available for recharge online.
A 14-Day pass is also available allowing greater flexibility for Adelaide Metro customers.
Please follow the link below for more information.
Fares on Buses, Trams and Trains are significantly cheaper on Sunday's and Public Holiday's, Refer to Adelaide Metros' website for exact costs of fares.
Inner city travel is free for all commuters on the City Connector Buses 98A, 98C, 99A and 99C.
Route 98 links the city and North Adelaide and operates 7 days a week, while Route 99 links main city destinations on weekdays. Both services run about every 30 minutes from early morning until about 7pm.
The buses are air conditioned and wheelchair and pram friendly.
For route and timetable information, please follow the link below
Adelaide has several tram lines providing free transport for all travellers along certain routes, operating daily from early morning to midnight.
The Free city tram takes you between the South Terrace tram stop, the Entertainment Centre, Botanic Gardens and Festival Plaza. The Free city tram will also take you to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital at the west end of North Terrace.
The Free Jetty Road, Glenelg tram takes you between the Brighton Road tram stop and Moseley Square.
For route and timetable information please follow the link below.
Australian disability parking permits allow a vehicle to be parked in spaces where the international symbol of access is displayed.
The parked vehicle must be being used to transport the permit holder.
If you meet the following conditions you can apply for a disabled parking permit.
- A permanent physical impairment or a temporary impairment that is likely to continue for more than six months
- The impairment severely restricts speed of movement
- The impairment significantly inhibits ability to access public transport
If you work for an organisation that provides transport to at least four people with a disability you can apply for a disabled parking permit.
Fee information and application forms can be found at the website below.