All About Community Wheels

Amazing Staff & Volunteers
Satisfied Clients
Safe Trips a Month
Community Wheels Inc. has been providing safe & accessible transport since 1986 in Parramatta & Cumberland LGAs to:
  • People over 65 years
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Transport-disadvantaged residents
  • Culturally diverse individuals
  • Younger people with disabilities
  • And their carers


To encourage and support people to participate in social and community programs, that improve their well-being and independence.


  • Promote and deliver personalised, affordable and accessible transport services in the City of Parramatta and Cumberland Council areas for eligible individuals and groups.
  • Offer a range of social and community activities that improve our clients’ well-being and independence.
  • Design transport initiatives that meet the needs of our clients and promote their social inclusion, participation and well-being.
  • Perform all the activities in a financially sustainable manner



We treat people in the way we would wish to be treated ourselves. 

We respect and value people for who they are.


We respond to clients’ changing needs and emerging business environments. We look for ways to innovate and develop our services that improve the well-being and independence of our clients.


We aspire to create a social enterprise that reflects the rich diversity of the community we serve. We involve our clients, volunteers and staff in all we do and believe in giving people at all levels a voice in the decision process.


We do the right thing - even if it takes more time and effort.


We strive to achieve best practice standards in whatever we do with passion.


We build social networks and strong relationships with stakeholders to design services that meet clients’ needs.

Timeline of Community Support

16 July 1987


A public meeting was held to elect a Management Committee for Parramatta Community Transport Group. The goal of this organization was to develop community transport services for frail aged people and people with disabilities living in the Parramatta Local Government Area.

16 July 1987

July 1988


The organization was incorporated as an Association under the name of Parramatta Community Transport Association Inc. Our first office was in an old Department of Housing building located in South St, Rydalmere. That same month and year, the organization purchased its first vehicle, a Mazda minibus, that was modified to carry wheelchairs and was used to transport our clients to and from shops.

August 1991


Office moved to Parramatta. We also computerized our accounting and office systems.

August 1991

October 2002


Official change of name to Community Wheels Inc.

June 2003


Community Wheels Inc. amalgamated with Holroyd Community Transport Group

June 2003

November 2006


Office moved to 2A Arthur Street Merrylands, which allowed us to increase the number of resources, staff and vehicles.

January 2014

Settling In

After extensive negotiations with Transport for NSW and the current landlord, Community Wheels Inc. moved to our current location in Northmead.

January 2014

Since incorporation, our organisation has continued to expand as demand for our services increased.  We started with one full-time coordinator, one part-time service administrator, one casual driver, and a group of volunteers that used their own cars to provide medical transport. 


Today, we have more than 40 employees and volunteers, and a mixed fleet of 19 vehicles including sedans, vans with wheelchair hoist, and big 20-seater buses.

Meet Our Team

Some of the dedicated and friendly staff keeping you connected with your community

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Dale Treglown
Chief Executive Officer

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Pallavi Bartwal
Office Admin Coordinator

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Yvonne Fracala
Client Liaison Coordinator

Become a Client
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Angela Ostojic
Business Development Coordinator

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Guiselle Shepardson
Bookings Officer

Make a Booking
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Sally Crocker
Transport Services and Operations Administrator

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Corey Poulsen
Finance Coordinator

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Gabriel Hitti
Transport Services and Operations Coordinator

Individual Transport
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Lynnette Connor
Social Inclusion Coordinator

Social Events

Management Committee

Community Wheels Inc has a strong Management Committee (MC) that brings diverse skills and experience to the governance body. The key responsibilities of all members of the Management Committee are to:

Set the direction for Community Wheels Inc.

Make sure we know where we want to go, how we want to get there, and what we want to achieve along the way

Monitor the organisation's performance

Make sure we run as smoothly as we can, and help as many people as possible while we do it

Maintain control of the organisation

Ensuring the organisation stays on track according to agreed priorities and planned activities

For more information about the duties of those who manage charities, please visit the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission website or read the ACNC guide Governance for Good.

Current members of the Management Committee

Mr Sudhir Gupta

Sudhir Gupta

Appointed to MC: 8 November 2016
  • Masters in Computer Science
  • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering
  • Strategic Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Data Analysis and Reporting
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Stefanie Lowe 
Vice Chairperson

Appointed to MC: 22 March 2021
  • Bachelor of Business in Accounting
  • Member of Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants
  • Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors 
  • Member of The CEO Institute
  • Corporate governance
Maria Baker

Maria Baker
Committee Member

Appointed to MC: 25 June 2018

  • Strategic Management
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Jessie Gatt
Committee Member

Appointed to MC: 23 October 2013

  • Maltese community representative
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Paul McGauley
Committee Member

Appointed to MC: 20 Sep 2021
  • Graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon
  • Graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Defence Industry Courses Alumni - Life Member
  • Previously served as an Army Officer, including an Operational deployment in East Timor
  • Corporate governance
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Andrew Cordwell 
Committee member

Appointed to MC: 24 September 2018
  • FCA
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Commercial due diligence
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Dr. Elizabeth Ricketts
Committee Member

Appointed to MC: 26 February 2018
  • T. Cert; Dip. T; Dip. Special Ed;
  • Grad. Dip. Ed. Leadership;
  • B. Ed; M. Ed; Ed. D
  • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering
  • Human resources
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Bill W. Ho
Committee Member

Appointed to MC: 24 May 2016
  • Masters in Geotechnical & Structural Engineering
  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering
  • Chinese community representative
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Ramalingam Naganathan
Committee Member

Appointed to MC: 19 October 2016
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Tamil community representative


Hear from some of our community members