‘We’re not a priority’: people with disabilities wait up to three hours for transport in regional Queensland

Demand for accessible taxis and lack of public transport make it difficult for those with disabilities

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Living in regional Queensland, David Conway sometimes waits up to three hours for a taxi to arrive.

He says there are so few wheelchair-accessible taxis in Mackay that no matter how far he plans ahead, he can never rely on them to arrive on time – or at all.

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