Wheelaway are very pleased to offer this page with information regarding all forms of disability support and disability services. We intend to add to this web page when ever we find, or are advised of another service, product or information which may be informative and/or helpful to those who live with a disability, as well as those who live with someone who has a disability.
Should you be aware of any worthwhile services, products or information which may be suited to this page please contact Wheelaway with the details and we will place the relevant details into this web page as soon as possible.
Disability Rights: The Australian Human Rights Commission provides a range of resources and links on disability discrimination and other human rights and disability issues.
The Australian Disability Parking Scheme: This is gradually being implemented across Australia from September 2010, to streamline the distribution and use of disability parking permits. Australian Disability Parking Permits will be recognised in all states and territories. A list of relevant authorities in your state or territory authority is available for enquiries about permit applications, cost, eligibility and permit use.
AFFORD (the Australian Foundation for Disability) is a not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to helping people with disability. Their person-centred approach, in partnership with families and carers, enables over 1,500 people to lead richer, more rewarding lives. They provide day programs, skills development, transition to work training, supported and open employment, and accommodation for our clients. They also provide support and respite for carers. There are options and opportunities for everyone.
Address: 12 Marieanne Place Minchinbury NSW 2770.
Phone: 02 8805 3700
Fax: 02 9675 4709
Disability Services Australia: One of Australia’s largest and most respected providers of employment and community support services for people with a disability, providing support for more than 2000 people. Focusing on meeting individual needs and achieving positive outcomes.
Disability Services Australia
76 Harley Crescent
Condell Park NSW 2200
Phone: 02 9791 6599
Fax: 02 9796 3101
Health Insite: Website topic page linking to information about physical and mental disabilities, as well as information on rehabilitation and caring for people with disabilities. Health Insite provides links to some of Australia’s most authoritative health organisations and their websites
National Disability Service: The national industry association for disability services. National Disability Services has two categories of membership, ‘Organisational’ and ‘Life’
National Disability Services Limited, National Office
Locked Bag 3002 DEAKIN WEST ACT 2600
33 Thesiger Court DEAKIN ACT 2600
Ph: 02 6283 3200
Fax: 02 6281 3488
10 / 369 Royal Parade PARKVILLE VIC 3052
Ph: 03 8341 4300
Fax: 03 8341 4333
New South Wales
GPO Box 2687, SYDNEY NSW 2001
Level 18, 1 Castlereagh Street (corner of Castlereagh and Hunter Streets)
SYDNEY, NSW 2000
Ph: 02 9256 3111
Fax: 02 9256 3123
PO Box 893, LUTWYCHE QLD 4030
Suite 9, Level 4, Lutwyche City, Shopping Centre, 543 Lutwyche Road
LUTWYCHE QLD 4030
Ph: 07 3357 4188
Fax: 07 3357 4288
PO Box 1428, OSBORNE PARK WA 6916
Unit 1, 59 Walters Drive, OSBORNE PARK WA 6017
Ph: 08 9242 5544
Fax: 08 9242 5044
PO Box 146, DEAKIN WEST ACT 2600
33 Thesiger Court, DEAKIN ACT 2600
Ph: 02 6283 3217
Fax: 02 6283 3240
GPO Box 4521, DARWIN, NT 0801
43 Cavenagh Street, DARWIN NT 0800
Ph: 08 8941 0634
Fax: 08 8941 0636
1/221 Macquarie Street, HOBART TAS 7004
Ph: 03 6223 6086
Fax: 03 6223 7290
PO Box 10466, ADELAIDE BC SA 5000
Building 4, Hilton Central, 38 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, MILE END SA 5031
Ph: 08 8354 0084
Fax: 08 8354 0028
People with Disability Australia Incorporated: A national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation. Our primary membership is made up of people with disability and organisations primarily constituted by people with disability. PWD also has a large associate membership of other individuals and organisations committed to the disability rights movement.
52 Pitt Street, Redfern New South Wales
Office Hours: 9am – 5pm weekdays
Phone: 02 9370 3100
Toll Free: 1800 422 015
Fax: 02 9318 1372
The Australian Government – Carers
Caring daily for someone with a disability, illness or medical condition is an important responsibility. There are payments and services to support people who provide full-time care to someone else.
The Access City Hotline: is helping people to remove physical and sensory barriers to access in the ACT. The Hotline provides a comprehensive referral service for solving or easing access problems in the ACT. If you or someone you care about has encountered problems getting in or around structures, the Hotline is here to assist.
Access City Hotline: (02) 6257 3077
Postal Address: GPO Box 669, Canberra City, ACT 2601.
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