Action on Disabilities in Ethnic Communities

ADEC aims to empower people with a disability from non-English speaking backgrounds, their families and carers.

Aids and Equipment Action Alliance

Works towards improving the availability of aids and equipment to aged and people with disabilities.

Australian Polio Register

Polio Australia encourages every polio survivor living in Australia (whether you contracted polio in Australia or overseas) to join the Australian Polio Register.

Carer Gateway

A national phone service that provides information and resources to support carers, and a service finder to connect to local support services.

Council of Self Help Groups

Working to develop the Self Help movement

Council on the Ageing

COTA promotes the needs of older people.

Health Complaints Commissioner

Complaints may be directed to them for mediation or investigation, after you have tried to tried to resolve the complaint with the health provider yourself.

International Ventilator Users Network

Enhancing the lives and independence of users of home mechanical ventilation (HMV) through education, advocacy, research and networking.

Office of the Public Advocate

The OPA works to promote the dignity and rights of people with a disability.

Polio Australia

Provides quality health information for polio survivors and health professionals, Polio Conference research papers, Health and Wellness retreats, promotes services provision across Australia.

Polio Network Victoria

Polio Network Victoria, informing and supporting polio survivors, carers and families through state-wide support groups and quarterly newsletter Polio Perspectives. Contact:

Polio Services Victoria

A free rehabilitation service for people in Victoria with polio.

Public Interest Law Clearing House

PILCH – a legal resource for community groups

The work of ANUHD is complete

A mandatory access standard for all new housing is included in the National Construction Code from 1 October 2023

Any further activity at a State level will be through Building Better Homes.

Livable Housing Design Training

Please visit the ABCB webinar on Livable Housing Design Standard.
This video from the NCC 2022 Webinar Series held in March 2023 covers the latest changes regarding livable housing design in NCC 2022.

Women With Disabilities Australia

The vision of Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is to improve the lives and life chances of women with disabilities.