Many people like going to the movies. But some people with a disability cannot see or hear the movie, or get into a cinema. Village Cinemas says it is trying to make sure everyone can enjoy their films. Arts Access Victoria is also working to ensure people with a disability are not left out.
New myki electronic travel cards have been designed to make public transport easier to use. The cards cost $10 and you need to add money to them to pay for your travel. You need to touch a machine with your card at the start of your trip and must also touch again at the end. Machines are on buses, trams and at train stations. The cheapest fare is automatically chosen. If you can’t use myki, you can ask for a free transport pass.
The internet is becoming very important in many people’s lives. It can be used for work, to stay in touch with other people, and for fun. But it can be hard to choose the right internet connection. You need to think carefully about what you want to use the internet for. The Whirlpool website can be a good resource for choosing the right company and plan.
An arrow pointing to an internet address on a computer screen
It is hard not being able to walk, but we should never let it restrict us. The internet lets me do the shopping and keep in touch with people. An electric bike helps me get around. I can even talk to the computer using special software. And when I could not think of a suitable job, I made my own companies.
It is important to think about your needs before shopping for a computer. Computers can do a lot of different things. You can use them as a telephone, to find work, for shopping, to learn new skills and get help. Make sure you get the right tools for your needs. For example, some people might find talking to the computer is easier than using a keyboard. But choosing between Windows and Macintosh is up to you. They are much the same.