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03 July 2017
Standards Australia has released a draft standard for mobility scooters that effectively bans them from being used on public transport. The new standard is open to public comment until August 7th, 20...
01 June 2017
NDIA CEO, David Bowen has admitted that there have been some problems with the NDIS implementation and while not exactly apologising, has committed the NDIA to improving their systems and operation. H...
01 May 2017
  Well, not quite the world, but  how about Hong Kong? "Greetings from me at the Peak in Hong Kong" says Maureen, on her six year old Luggie that's been around the world many times with...
06 November 2016
  Quang bought a Monarch Challenger mobility scooter from our Sydney store in 2012. Read his story about how he benefits from the NDIS HERE. You can read more about Quang and other stories on the...
30 October 2016
WAITING FOR LOVE!   Here's a video you will love - all the way from Italy. Scooters can be real fun, in addition to being a great cheap form of transport for those that might be having trouble wa...
09 June 2016
  Every Scooters Australia Customer who purchases a New or Used electric mobility Scooter receives "Free Emergency Roadside Assist for 12 months with the RACV” Only available through the Dandeno...
31 May 2016
My name's Maxine. I live in a large county town.   I had so many years of being told by OTs and Doctors, using a scooter is bad for you!! Those Doctors now are embarrassed when I c...
21 March 2016
NDIS have announced their rollout schedule and details for implementation in 2016 and beyond. The supplier industy body, ATSA, have made a detailed summary in their latest newsletter, and we have edit...
19 November 2015
Wall St and the GFC Population growth Population growth and GDP Buying cheap junk Scientists & Climate Change...
19 November 2015
It's a question often asked. In fact, according to ABS and other figures, electric scooters are one of the safest ways to get around. It's actually more dangerous travelling in a car or even walking a...


19 November 2015
Once again thank you for your personal service, mum's now terrorising the streets. You can't keep her home now and I will be recommending you to anyone that is looking for a scooter. Mark, Boulder, W....
19 November 2015
Hi Bryan, Just thought I would give you a little feedback on the 'Luggie' (now nicknamed Elvis) I purchased in October. I gave it a thorough test on a recent trip to Tasmania for a couple of weeks. It...