Medical transport

This service is not for emergencies. For emergency medical assistance, call 000.

About

This is an affordable door-to-door transport service for residents who are unable to get to medical appointments because they cannot drive and have limited access to other transport options. This service operates on weekdays and is subject to availability.

Eligibility

Medical transport is for residents who are 65 years of age or over, are registered with My Aged Care, and have been referred to Council for medical transport services.

Residents who are under 65 years of age, do not receive NDIS support, and have limited physical mobility are welcome to contact Council on 9433 3384 to discuss their situation. Council is not a registered NDIS provider.

Accessibility

Passengers are required to be independently mobile and able to get in and out of a car independently. Drivers can assist with seatbelts and loading/unloading mobility aids as needed.

Where it goes

Passengers can use medical transport to access a variety of medical and health appointments including:

  • GP
  • Hospital
  • Dental
  • Allied health

Volunteers

The medical transport service is made possible by the generous contribution of our team of volunteer drivers. If you would like to find out more about becoming a volunteer driver, we would like to hear from you.

See the Volunteer Opportunities page for more ways to volunteer in Nillumbik.

Medical transport enquiries

Community Transport Services
9433 3723
community.transport@nillumbik.vic.gov.au