Our Sponsors

We are excited to welcome sponsors for this year’s Illuminate Conference and thank you all for your ongoing support and connection with the Community Transport Community.

Gala Awards Dinner Sponsor

We are excited to announce this year’s Gala Awards Dinner Sponsor is FUSO.

Manufactured in Japan by Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Corporation, FUSO vehicles represent over 80 years of Japanese heritage.

Our comprehensive range includes a huge range of bus models that can be configured to suit your business, so you’ll always get the right vehicle for the right job.

When you deal with Fuso, you get more than just a bus. You get a partner who provides a total support package designed to keep your business moving. From tailored finance to flexible service plans and capped price service options, Fuso has your back. And with Guaranteed Buy Back through Daimler Truck Finance allowing you to trade, retain or return your vehicle at the end of your contract, you’re in control. All day. Every day.


Networking Event – Day 1 Sponsor

TRIPS is a transport software solution for non-emergency patient transport, multi-service outlets, aged care, community and disability transport providers. From bookings and trips, to staff and finance management, to CHSP, NDIS and MDIS reporting and much more, Trips is designed to make every part of your transport management easier.

Today, Trips Software continues to be a leader in transport management solutions for Australia’s community care industries.

Our software products are currently in use in over 200 organisations across Australia, including state based and national providers.

We have also partnered with the University of Newcastle to develop innovative mobile applications and industry-leading algorithms to optimise transport and service allocations.


Gold Coffee Stand Sponsor

Trapeze Group is one of the world’s leading providers of transport software solutions and intelligent transport systems. Trapeze enables community transportation providers to deliver accessible, flexible, and comprehensive transportation services to their communities through our Routematch platform. Routematch’s advanced software, in-vehicle hardware, and mobile technology help agencies increase ridership, improve service, and operate more efficiently. Trapeze’s in-depth industry experience, ongoing investments in product innovation, and solid financial foundation demonstrate the company’s commitment to delivering community transport solutions for the long term. Our dedicated team of experts offers end-to-end local support backed by proven global experience that shows we are ‘here for the journey’. Learn more at 


Gold Sponsors

As the approved insurance broker for CTO members, Aon has over 30 years’ experience in understanding the risks commonly faced by the community transport industry. Aon’s Not For Profit team can help you understand these risks so you can be confident in making better decisions for your organisation.

Come along to Illuminate 2023 and meet the team from AON to see how they can help with your organisation’s insurance needs.

You can also call the NFP team on 1800 123 266 or visit the business insurance website: www.business-insurance.aon.com.au

DRIVE your organisation to the next level with the NEXT DIMENSION accounting team.

We save CTOs time and money, helping them achieve great results that build their strength and resilience into the future. Next Dimension’s expert outsourced accounting services include:

  • Accounting Technology Integration
  • Reporting, bookkeeping, payroll & acquittals
  • Data insights empowering strategic decision making
  • Informative and simplified board reporting and analysis



Hopscotch’s award-winning team have the pleasure to provide outsourced accounting services to an increasing number of community transport operators across the East Coast of Australia.

We strengthen the success of operators using cutting edge, cloud-based services and advice. Our services transform our clients’ activities, including payroll, accounts payable, invoicing and reporting, strengthening resilience and giving time back to the organisation to focus on service delivery.

We help our clients harness technology that provides them with access to real-time data, revolutionising strategic and operational decision-making, government, and board reporting.


Automobility is an Industry leader in wheelchair access vehicles Australia wide.

Commencing operations in 2001, we are driven by our Core Values of Excellence, Customer Oriented and Integrity and are renowned for our innovative and high quality designs and conversions. 

We offer different configurations to suit your organisational needs.

With our robust construction and simple maintenance free proven designs, our vehicles are ideal for commercial users.

We are one of the major suppliers to the Transport Accident Commission, Workcover, Insurance companies, Court funded purchases, community transport and private buyers Australia wide.

At Automobility we pride ourselves in our customer service and support that includes a 24 hour emergency support and an Australia wide service network.

Call us now on 1300 660 773 to arrange for a no obligation demonstration.

Ev Automotive is an all Australian company entering the commercial fleet space as a new EV Van supplier. In partnership with Skywell Industries, a predominantly Electric Bus manufacturer, they have created products to enhance the Heavy Commercial Van market and meet growing corporate sustainability initiatives. The EC11 Electric Van range finally offers solutions that Commercial Van operators have been waiting for.

As convenience, delivery speed, and efficiency continue to define customer experience, businesses are looking at Electric Vehicle’s suitability to carry out those last-mile operations. The EC11 range is ideally suited to the task. They are eco-friendly, reliable and offer significant cost saving benefits for their operators.


Silver Sponsors

Combined Communications are a specialist provider in the Radio Communications and GPS Tracking Industry.

A two-way radio is one of the most efficient and cost effective ways to provide your business with basic voice communications. Two-Way radio signals travel at the speed of light and the connection is almost instantaneous. That’s why Two-Way Radio Systems are the choice for mission critical business solutions.

Combined Communications represent several two-way radio manufacturers offering radios for every application. Each manufacturer provides the specific functionality our clients’ desire. For over 30 years, Combined Communications and its affiliates have been selling products to high standards of communications excellence.

Interleasing is part of ASX listed McMillan Shakespeare group, an Australian owned company. With tailored fleet and commercial asset solutions, they help customers achieve certainty with their fleet objectives.

As experts in fleet management, Interleasing assists organisations maximise the use of their vehicles and resources. 
Visit the Interleasing stand to learn more about best practice fleet policy, optimal lease arrangements and mitigating risk through reporting.


National Driver Education is a Sydney based Driver Training provider. NDE has gained a reputation in the industry as a respected provider of Driver Education to the corporate, government and private sector Australia wide and in a number of Pacific nations.

NDE specializes in the delivery of The Low Risk Driving Course. Over the past 18 years NDE has developed a trusted training partnership with many individual Community Transport providers, and recently a formal relationship with the CTO Peak body.

The benefit to CTO organizations is they have access to affordable, valid training with a view to reducing the risk to drivers and their passengers.



Van and Bus Conversion
At Vehicle Access Solutions, we can provide you with an extensive range of wheelchair lifts and extras. We’re also excited to announce the arrival of the latest in accessibility equipment – the EVOLUTION SERIES WHEELCHAIR LIFT RANGE – available in variable platform types. Our products are top notch and what’s more, we do all the work right here in our own workshops. So we always keep a keen eye on quality control, to ensure you get just what you asked for.

Vehicle Accessories 
Vehicle Access Solutions is also your one-stop-shop for other vehicle accessories, from bull bars and toolboxes to child seats, roof racks, tow bars and driving lights. We make it easy for you to get the vehicle you need, with our wide range of add-ons for work, recreation and lifestyle. 

Service Division – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
This means that service and/or planned maintenance agreements can be carried out within our premises or on your
designated site. Vehicle Access Solutions can also provide service contract agents within regional areas, if and as required.

CALL US TODAY 1300 133 353


ORCODA is one of Australia’s leading logistics solution providers for the healthcare, transportation, distribution and resource sectors. We cleverly combine software, management expertise and contracting services to provide a one-stop shop opportunity for our clients and our internal businesses.

Every business comprises people, systems and processes. ORCODA works across these arenas to enhance experiences, services, asset utilisation, compliance and reporting to name just a few. While our clients are diverse, they all have one thing in common, the need to mobilise people and assets to run their businesses more effectively.

Simplifying complex supply chains and solving business problems are in our DNA. We work with our clients to give them access to information and unprecedented levels of visibility and so they can digitally transform to make the best business decisions the first time and every time.

Polixen provides tailor-made solutions for transport organisations to assist you with all your transportation needs such as trip planning and tracking vehicles.

Our software products are currently in use in over 200 organisations across Australia, including state based and national providers.

Manage clients from an easy to use web interface on your computer at work or home, and from our phone and tablet app using Polixen’s intuitive Client Management module. Polixen will be your source of truth for all client information.

  • Keep track of your clients’ individual journeys by creating progress notes. These notes can be shared among staff to keep everyone up to date and informed of any changes or correspondence.
  • Easily manage any ongoing or new health issues, including allergies, disabilities, and any issues with daily tasks that your volunteers need to be aware of.
  • Track medical contacts in our doctor database, as well as their carers and other contacts.
  • Store and manage your clients’ sensitive documentation – including forms, notes, and correspondence. At a glance, you can see your clients’ journey through your system including their meals, their accounts, and other delivered services.
  • Log changes and trigger alerts depending on your needs – for example, when progress notes or review dates are updated.


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