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This section provides information on organisations that are addressing issues related to disability among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Links to Indigenous organisations are provided where possible.

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The organisations have been rated to the left. The organisations are listed by name, but you can also select to list them by government type, reach, or focus.


When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the organisation, click on the title.

If you have information you would like to have included on this page please contact us.

We encourage organisations to link to the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet on their websites, view information.

Name Government Reach Focus
Ability Options Non-government NSW
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Aged and Disabled Care - Nth QLD Non-government QLD
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Network of Queensland (ATSIDNQ) Non-government QLD
Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Care State Secretariat (ABSEC) Non-government NSW
Aboriginal Disability Network New South Wales (ADNNSW) Non-government NSW
Aboriginal Elders and Community Care Services Non-government SA
Aboriginal Resource and Development Services (ARDS) Non-government NT
Alzheimer's Australia Non-government National
American Disability Association Non-government International
Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment Non-government International
Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples' Education Fund (ADIPEF) Non-government National
Australian Human Rights Commission Government National
Australian Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology Association (ARATA) Non-government National
Avivo Non-government WA
British Council of Disabled People Non-government International
Canadian Centre on Disability Studies Non-government International
Carers Australia Non-government National
Centre for Remote Health Non-government NT
Centrelink Government National
Continence Foundation of Australia Non-government National
Council of Aboriginal Elders of South Australia Inc. Not specified SA
CRS Australia Government National
Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care Government NSW
Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services, Queensland Government QLD
Department of Health and Human Services Government VIC
Disability and community care services Government QLD
Disability Education Advocacy Australia Non-government VIC
Disability Services Division Government VIC
Disability World Non-government International
Disabled Living Foundation Non-government International
Disabled Peoples' Association Non-government International
Disabled Peoples' International Non-government International
Down's Syndrome Association - UK Non-government International
E-bility Non-government National
East Pilbara Independence Support Non-government WA
First Peoples Disability Network Australia Non-government National
Health and Disability Services Complaints Office Government WA
HealthWrights Non-government International
Independent Living Centre NSW Non-government NSW
Independent Living Centre of South Australia Government SA
Independent Living Centre of WA Non-government WA
Independent Living Centres Australia Government National
Jaanimili Non-government NSW
Kura Yerlo Non-government SA
Life Without Barriers Non-government National
LifeTec (formerly Independent Living Centre of Queensland) Government QLD
Motivation Australia Non-government National
Muscular Dystrophy Association of South Australia Non-government SA
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation Community Transport Network (NATSICCTN) Non-government National, NSW
National Council on Intellectual Disability Non-government National
National Disability Services NDS (Formerly ACROD) Non-government National
National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA) Non-government National
National Industry Association for Disability Services Non-government National
National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (NOFASD) Non-government National
National Organisation on Disability (NOD) Non-government International
Neurological Resource Centre of South Australia Non-government SA
New Horizons Non-government NSW
New Ways, Real Health (NWRH) Non-government QLD
Nican Non-government National
Ny-Ku Byun Not specified QLD
Office of Disability Government National
Office of Hearing Services Government National
Physical Disability Council of Australia (PDCA) Non-government National
Queensland Narrating Service Non-government QLD
South Australian Health Government SA
Speech Pathology Australia Non-government National
The Murri Disability Advisory Network (Murri DAN) Non-government QLD
World Institute on Disability Non-government International
Yooralla Non-government VIC
Last updated: 31 January 2018
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