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Deafness Forum of Australia

Deafness Forum of Australia is the peak national body representing the interests and viewpoints of the 3.5 million Australians who are concerned with the quality of their hearing and the effects it has on their lives and the people around them. Deafness Forum provides balanced and realistic advice to the Australian Government and the Opposition … Continued

Down Syndrome Australia

Down Syndrome Australia was established in 2011 as the peak body for people with Down syndrome in Australia. Our purpose is to influence social and policy change, and provide a national profile and voice for people living with Down syndrome. We work collaboratively with the state and territory Down syndrome associations to achieve our mission. … Continued

A4

A4 is an establish national systemic advocacy organisation advocating for autistic people and their associates since 2002. A4 aims to represent the diverse and sometimes conflicting views of autistic people and the families of young autistic people.    

Early Childhood Intervention Australia

Area of operation:

Web
https://www.eciavic.org.au

Phone
(03) 8559 2620 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm)

Early Childhood Intervention Australia (ECIA) Victoria/Tasmania is the peak body for early childhood intervention in Victoria and Tasmania. Our vision is for young children of all abilities to fully participate in family and community life. We provide information and professional development across the sector. Our work assists children with disability and/or developmental delay, their families … Continued

Physical Disability Council of Victoria

Area of operation:

Email
cmary@bigpond.net.au

Web
http://www.pda.org.au/

Phone
(03) 9331 3474

The Physical Disability Council of Victoria (PDCV) is the recognised State Peak Body representing the views and interests of people with a physical disability in Victoria.  PDCV is the communication link between people with a physical disability and decision makers in Government, Community and the Business Sectors.

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AFDO Australian Federation of Disability Organisations

Area of operation:

Web
http://www.afdo.org.au/

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) is a national voice representing people with disability in Australia. AFDO and its member organisations are run by and for people with disability. AFDO’s work includes: supporting disability organisations and people with disability lobbying government and other institutions on disability issues advising government and other organisations about their disability policies … Continued

Womens Domestic Violence Crisis Service

Area of operation:

Web
http://www.safesteps.org.au/

Phone
(03) 9322 3555

Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service of Victoria (WDVCS) provides up to $9,000 per person for disability related needs when escaping family violence and operates 24-hour access to interpreters as well as support for Indigenous women WDVC services include telephone crisis counselling, referral, information and support and is the central contact point for women’s Refuges in Victoria. If there … Continued

Disability Advocacy Network Australia

Area of operation:

Email
ceo@dana.org.au

Web
http://www.dana.org.au/

Phone
0439 399 755

Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA) supports and strengthens independent disability advocacy agencies in their work of advocating for and with people with disabilities so that they are valued and included members of the community, their fundamental needs are met and their human rights are respected. DANA  is a network of agencies throughout Australia that undertakes or … Continued

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United Voices for People with Disabilities (UVPD)

Area of operation:

Email
contact_us@uvpd.org.au

Web
http://www.uvpd.org.au/index.html

Phone
0437 433 880

United Voices for People with Disabilities (UVPD) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation that is independently funded.  It was formed to provide people with a disability, their families, personal carers and associated persons with a real and strong voice to protect their human rights and to make sure they get a fair go. UVPD is dedicated to bringing about significant … Continued