Quick LInks - National Organisations
Carers Australia is the national voice of carers.
Ph: 02 6122 9900
Deafness Forum of Australia
The Deafness Forum seeks solutions and advocates on issues for Australians who are Deaf, have a hearing impairment or have a chronic disorder of the ear.
TTY: 02 6262 7809
MS Australia strives for a world without multiple sclerosis through quality research, and for service excellence to people with multiple sclerosis and their carers.
Ph: 02 9646 0600
People with Disability Australia Incorporated
People with Disability Australia Incorporated is a national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation.
Freecall: 1800 422 015
Physical Disability Council of Australia
PDCA exists to convince government to mandate laws and rules that enables the full participation of people with physical disability.
Ph: 1300 781 786
National Disability Services (formally ACROD)
NDS is the national industry association for disability services, representing over 600 not-for-profit organisations.
Ph: 02 6283 3200
CP Australia - works towards creating a national focus on cerebral palsy - to promote the interests, rights, roles and wellbeing of people with cerebral palsy and similar disorders.
Ph: 1300 30 29 20
Brain Injury Australia
BIA is the national peak acquired brain injury organisation representing, through its State member organisations, the interests and needs of people with acquired brain injury, their families and carers.
Ph: 03 9497 8074
Blind Citizens Australia
Blind Citizens Australia (BCA) is the united voice of blind and vision-impaired Australians. Our mission is to achieve equity and equality by our empowerment, by promoting positive community attitudes, and by striving for high quality and accessible services which meet our needs.
Ph: 03 9372 6400
Australian Federation of Disability Organisations
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has been established as the primary national voice to Government that fully represents the interests of all people with disability across Australia. The mission of AFDO is to champion the rights of people with disability in Australia and help them participate fully in Australian life.
Ph: 03 9662 3324
Women with Disabilities
Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is the peak organisation for women with all types of disabilities in Australia. It is an organiastion made up of women with disabilities and associated organisations.
Ph: 03 6244 8288
Australian Mental Health Consumer Network
The AMHCN is the peak, national non-government mental health consumer organisation representing the interests of Australian mental health consumers.
Australian Association of the Deaf
The Australian Association of the Deaf Inc. (AAD) is the national peak organisation for Deaf people in Australia. It represents the views of Deaf people who use Auslan (Australian Sign Language).
Ph: 07 3357 8277
National Ethnic Disability Alliance
The National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA) is the only national voice advocating for the rights and interests of people from non-English speaking background (NESB) with disability, their families and carers throughout Australia.
Freecall: 1800 982 182
National Council on Intellectual Disability
The Council is the recognised national peak body with the single focus on intellectual disability, ie, our actions and priorities centre on issues that affect the lives of people with intellectual disability and their allies.
Ph: 02 6296 4400
Human Rights & Equal Opportunities Commission
Our goal is to foster greater understanding and protection of human rights in Australia and to address the human rights concerns of a broad range of individuals and groups.
Ph: 1300 369 711
Mental Health Council of Australia
Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA) is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector, committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.
Ph: 02 6285 3100
Action for Community Living
Action for Community Living is an incorporated association that auspices VICNORD and the Disability Rights Victoria consortium.
Ph: 03 9489 2999
ACE National Network
ACE National Network Inc. (known as ACE) is the peak body for Australia's Disability Employment Network.
Ph: 03 8676 0353
SCIA's mission is to be Australia's leading charitable enterprise in the PREVENTION of spinal cord injuries, CARE for those who have spinal cord injury and the support of research to find a CURE for spinal cord injury.
Freecall: 1800 819 775