The Council Cabs service organises shared taxis at scheduled times for residents who find it difficult to get to their local shops.
There will be no Council Cabs services on Exhibition Wednesday on 15 August 2018. Wednesday Council Cabs services that fall on Exhibition Wednesday 15 August 2018 will be replaced with services on Tuesday 14 August 2018.
We apologise for any inconvenience.
You can use Council Cabs if you are:
- over 60 years old, or
- mobility impaired, or
- a Pensioner Concession Card or Centrelink Seniors Card holder.
If you are eligible to use this service, you may be accompanied by a carer or a child under your care.
All Council Cabs now honour the Queensland Government Companion Card, allowing free travel for anyone accompanying a person with disability who requires attendant care support.
To make sure there is room for everyone, shopping is limited to five regular plastic bags or three recycled bags, or the equivalent, per passenger.
Operation times and costs
The Council Cab operates weekly in most Brisbane suburbs. In some areas, services are offered twice a week. The service picks you up from your home and takes you to your local shopping centre.
Each one-way trip costs between $1 and $3. This fare is paid to the driver as you board.
An Authorised Companion is free.
Council Cab service
To book a Council cabs service, phone 07 3403 2227. Reserve your seat up until 12 noon the day prior to using the service or request that your booking be made permanent. Wheelchair accessible vehicles are available on request.