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  • in zones designated for people with disabilities
  • in an area controlled by a parking sign (including parking meters) indicating a time limit of less than 30 minutes – for a maximum of 30 minutes
  • in an area controlled by a parking sign (including parking meters) indicating a time limit of between 30 minutes and one hour – for a maximum of two hours
  • in an area controlled by a parking sign (including parking meters) indicating a time limit of one hour or longer – for twice the time indicated on the sign.

2Apply for a Disability Care Organisation Parking Permit

A disability care organisation that transports people who are members of the Transport Access Scheme can apply for a parking permit if the care organisation is an incorporated body

A fee of $50.00 applies for each permit.

Applications take approximately 3 weeks.

3Conditions of use

  • Your permit must be current and not be damaged, altered, defaced or copied.
  • Your permit cannot be used when you are not being transported in the vehicle.
  • Only display the permit when the car is parked, not when it’s moving.
  • When a vehicle is parked your permit must be displayed:
  • For a car – on the front with the permit number and expiry date clearly visible.
  • For a motor cycle – on the front left hand side with the permit number and expiry date clearly visible.
  • You must have travelled in the vehicle before it was parked and leave the parking area in the same vehicle.
  • You must exit the parked vehicle. You cannot use the permit to stay in the vehicle even if another person is running errands for you.
  • You must first have paid for the maximum parking time before the extra parking time begins.
Where you see a parking limit of:You can park for:
Under 30 minutes30 minutes maximum.
Between 30 minutes and one hourTwo hours maximum.
One hour or longerTwice the time indicated.
parking space symbol parking spaceIndicated time only.

You must also

  1. Tell the Department of State Growth (Passenger Transport) within 14 days if:
    • you change your name or address
    • your permit is lost, stolen or destroyed
    • your medical condition or disability changes, or
    • you no longer need a permit.
  2. Comply with requests from the Transport Commission to provide information within 14 days to verify that:
    • you remain eligible to hold a permit, or
    • your use of a permit is legitimate.
  3. Return an unexpired permit to the Transport Commission if you no longer want the permit. You must not give it to someone else to use.
  4. Destroy a permit after it has expired.

4Replace a lost, stolen or damaged Australian Disability Parking Permit

If your Australian Disability Parking Permit is lost, stolen or damaged you can apply for a replacement permit.

The cost of a replacement Australian Disability Parking Permit is $11.00.  The cost is waived if you have a police report stating your Permit was stolen.

Apply for a replacement Australian Disability Parking Permit:

Replacement Permits take approximately 3 weeks to arrive.

5Return your unwanted permit

Mail to:

GPO Box 1242
Hobart TAS 7001