Transport subsidy schemes
Information for drivers on lift incentive scheme
The scheme gives approved commercial passenger vehicle drivers $20 for each journey involving a passenger travelling in a wheelchair.
Drivers of commercial passenger vehicles without capacity to carry wheelchairs or mobility devices are not eligible to receive lift incentive payments.
To be eligible for payment, each driver must nominate a bank account for payment.
How to apply
Step 1: To apply you must complete a vendor form.
Step 2: Fill in the recipient created tax invoice agreement
Step 3: Email both forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information call the Transport Subsidy Office on (08) 8924 7229.
If your details change you must submit a new vendor creation/amendment form .
If the wheelchair accessible vehicle legally carries two or more wheelchairs or mobility device passengers at the same time, each wheelchair or mobility device passenger will provide a lift incentive to the driver.
The lift incentive payment must not be used as payment or part payment of a fare.
A taxi driver must not charge for waiting time when a life incentive is paid.
If a passenger does not have any lift incentive credits, a driver may charge for waiting time.
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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