Disability Peak Bodies

In Australia there are several national organisations that represent disability employment service providers and the interests of people with disability, their families and carers.

office@afdo.org.au
Website: www.afdo.org.au

Blind Citizens Australia

BCA is funded by the Department to be the peak national advocacy body for people who are blind or vision impaired.

BCA Secretariat
Ross House
247-251 Flinders Lane
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Phone: (03) 9654 1400
Freecall: 1800 033 660
Fax: (03) 9650 3200
TTY Services: reference (03) 9376 9275
Email: bca@bca.org.au
Website: www.bca.org.au

Brain Injury Australia

BIA is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people with an acquired brain injury, their families and carers.

Nick Rushworth, Executuve Officer

PO Box 220
Marrickville NSW 1475

Phone: (02) 9591 1094
Mobile: 0417 373 622
E-mail: nick.rushworth@
braininjuryautralia.org.au

Website: www.braininjuryaustralia.org.au

 

Deaf Australia

Deaf Australia is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people who are deaf and use Auslan.

Deaf Australia Secretariat
PO Box 1083
STAFFORD QLD 4053
Phone: (07) 3357 8266
Fax: (07) 3357 8377
TTY Services: reference (07) 3357 8277
Email: info@deafau.org.au
signpost@deafau.org.au
Website: www.deafau.org.au

Deafness Forum of Australia

DFA is funded by the Department to be the peak body for the deaf and hearing impaired communities (including those people who have a chronic disorder of the ear and those who are DeafBlind).

DFA Secretariat
218 Northbourne Avenue
BRADDON ACT 2612
Phone: (02) 6262 7808
Fax: (02) 6262 7810
TTY Services: reference (02) 6262 7809
Email: info@deafnessforum.org.au
Website: www.deafnessforum.org.au

 

National Council on Intellectual Disability

NCID is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people with intellectual disability and their families.

NCID Secretariat
PO Box 771
MAWSON ACT 2607
Phone: (02) 6296 4400
Fax: (02) 6231 7319
Email: ncid@ncid.org.au
Website: www.ncid.org.au

National Ethnic Disability Alliance

NEDA is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people from non-English speaking backgrounds with a disability, their families and carers.

NEDA Secretariat
PO Box 9381
HARRIS PARK NSW 2150
Phone: (02) 9687 8933
Tollfree: 1800 982 182
Fax: (02) 9635 5355
TTY Services: reference (02) 9687 6325
Email: office@neda.org.au
Website: www.neda.org.au

Physical Disability Australia

Physical Disability Australia is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people with physical disability.

Physical Disability Australia Secretariat
PO Box 38
WILLAWARRIN NSW 2440
Phone: (02) 6567 1500
Email: pdca@pdca.org.au
Website: www.pdca.org.au

Women With Disabilities Australia

WWDA is funded by the Department to be the peak body for women with disability in Australia.

WWDA Secretariat
PO Box 605
ROSNY PARK TAS 7018
Phone: (03) 6244 8288
Fax: (03) 6244 8255
Email: wwda@wwda.org.au
Website: www.wwda.org.au