CPV review: Decision 2d - financial assistance to equip wheelchair accessible taxis

Decision 2d is to provide financial assistance to equip wheelchair accessible taxis.

The table below provides an overview of the decision.

Timeframe12 months
Approval statusApproved
Implementation statusIn progress
PriorityHigh
Related decisionsDecision 2b - improve wheelchair accessible taxi levels

Summary

The Northern Territory (NT) Government will provide financial assistance of a $15,000 grant for the fit-out of new multiple purpose taxi (MPT) vehicles.

This aims to:

  • encourage the uptake of MPTs
  • reduce the significant outlay of costs for MPT operators.

Status

The NT Government has been actively developing webpages, policies, procedures and information bulletins, as well as attending training sessions for the configuration and administration of the application webpage in order to finalise the process of applying for the grant.

Information about the grant is expected to be published mid-November 2022.

Once published, the NT Government will advertise and notify:

  • networks
  • operators
  • taxi CPV ID card holders.

Last updated: 25 November 2022

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