Home > Licence owners & operators > Taxi licence holders and operators > Vehicles > Wheelchair Accessible Taxis - vehicle conversion companies

Wheelchair Accessible Taxis - vehicle conversion companies

Vehicles proposed to be used as Wheelchair Accessible Taxis (WATs) must be modified to accommodate wheelchairs and comply with the following rules and standards:

  • Australian Design Rules (ADRs)
  • Australian Standards
  • Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport (DSAPT) – Commonwealth.

Listed below are vehicle conversion companies known to the Taxi Services Commission.

Taxi operators will need to make their own enquiries in terms of what make/model of vehicle a particular company modifies and what configuration/seat layout options are available.

Please note: There may be other vehicle conversion companies not listed that may have the qualifications and expertise to modify vehicles to the appropriate wheelchair accommodation standards.

Conversion company

K & M Kite (Aust) Pty Ltd
Phone: (07) 5594 7708
www.kmkite.com.au

Norden Conversions
Phone: (03) 9793 1066
www.norden.com.au

V-Gear
Phone: (03) 9758 7276

Automobility Pty Ltd
Phone: (03) 9762 2277
www.automobility.com.au

Freedom Motors Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 672 437
www.freedommotorsaustralia.com.au

AVA Tieman
Phone: 9305 2255
www.tieman.com.au

Jamieson Auto Fit Pty Ltd
Phone: (03) 9364 8570
www.jamiesonautofit.com.au

Flash Cab Australia
Phone: 1800 775 333
www.flashcab.com.au

Amind Pty Ltd
Phone: (07) 3255 5066
www.amind.com.au

VMS Geelong
Phone: (03) 5278 4705
www.vmsgroup.net.au

Byron Group
Phone: (03) 8354 6400
www.byrongroup.com.au