The Inner Southern Metro Community Passenger Network (CPN) is jointly funded through Commonwealth and State grants and delivered by the City of Marion to provide a community transport coordinated service for people who are frail or elderly, people with disabilities and the transport disadvantaged, across the inner southern metro region; Cities of Marion, Holdfast Bay and Mitcham.
The CPN works closely with our partnering council (City of Marion) and neighbouring councils to assist residents to reach their destination in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
Our aim is to support your independence by assisting you to reach your destination.
Our commitment to you is that you receive a quality service relative to your needs.
Community Passenger Network Service
Who is eligible?
People living in the inner southern metro region (Cities of Marion, Holdfast Bay and Mitcham) who are:
- 65 years or older;
- 50 years or older of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) heritage;
- Under 65 years or under 50 years identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander living with disability;
- Transport disadvantaged;
- Carers of the people above.
*transport disadvantaged is defined as someone who is unable to access public transport due to distance, mobility and/or availability of service, unable to drive and unable to access another person to transport them.
Eligibility for new clients requiring transport will be determined by an assessment conducted by either contacting:
My Aged Care (call 1800 200 422) - for people aged 65 years and over and 50 years and over of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage
Inner Southern Metro CPN (call 8375 6769) - for people under 65 years living with disability and those transport disadvantged
Using the Service
People living in the Inner Southern Metro region that need transport assistance to attend a:
- Medical appointment;
- Social activity;
- Family or community event.
living either within or outside the region area, then the inner southern metro CPN may be able to assist you getting there.
*Transport assistance may apply pending client eligibility , assessments can be completed over the phone. visit the 'How to Book' page to learn
At least TWO business days notice is required for your transport request, during business hours (Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
After hours and weekend options can be supported, conditions apply.
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The Inner Southern Metro CPN is ‘driven’ by the involvement of Volunteers who provide a high quality, respectful and courteous door to door transport service. This is a very rewarding role, being able to assist others within the community.
For further information about CPN volunteers or becoming a volunteer click here.