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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

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

National Disability Service

Email
nds@nds.org.au

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

Phone
02 6283 3200

National Disability Service (NDS) is the national industry association for disability services, representing over 780 non-government organisations. Collectively, our members operate several thousand services for Australians with all types of disability. NDS’s members range in size from small support groups to large multi-service organisations, and are located in every State and Territory across Australia. NDS’s … Continued

National Ethnic Disability Alliance

Email
use online contact form

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

Phone
0407878 933 or 1300 486 038 (local call)

NEDA is the national peak organisation representing the rights and interests of people from non-English speaking background (NESB) with disability, their families and carers throughout Australia. It is a community based, non-government organisation funded by the Commonwealth Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. NEDA has a small secretariat and is governed by a … 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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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

Women with Disabilities Victoria

Area of operation:

Email
wdv@wdv.org.au

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

Phone
03 9286 7800

Women with Disabilities Victoria is an organisation made up of women with disabilities who support women with disabilities to achieve their rights in Victoria. Our vision is “a world where all women are respected and can fully experience life”. Our Mission to lead the way for Victorian women with disabilities and to improve women’s choices … Continued