Ian Dinte has organised for a transport service for people with a mobility scooters from Hervey Bay to the Fraser Coast Show.
Ian Dinte has organised for a transport service for people with a mobility scooters from Hervey Bay to the Fraser Coast Show. Alistair Brightman

Hero organises transport to show for mobility scooter users

MOBILITY scooter users will be able to enjoy the Fraser Coast Show thanks to a new free transportation service.

Ian Dinte has organised a bus to take those with a mobility scooter in Hervey Bay to Maryborough Showgrounds safely.

This idea was sparked when Mr Dinte took a friend, who requires a mobility scooter, to the show last year.

"She just a ball going around everywhere at the show," Mr Dinte said.

"Thanks to that positive response, I've decided to expand it."

Mr Dinte has secured a grant from the Hervey Bay RSL to help make this idea a reality.

Now, he just needs to gather the number of people that would be interested in going.

"We would have a spot where we would all meet and go together," he said.

"And those using the service will get a half price discount for entry to the show, and pay $5 instead of $10."

The free service will be provided on the first day of the show - May 25.

Those interested in jumping aboard are advised to call Mr Dinte on 0417 788 285.



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