Major disability health organisations

Organisation Contacts
Arthritis Australia

Provides support and information to people with arthritis as well as their families and friends

W: Arthritis Australia

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations

AFDO is the primary national voice to government that represents the interests of all people with disability across Australia.

T:  (03) 9662 3324

TTY: (03) 9662 3724


W: Australian Federation of Disability Organisations

Blind Citizens Australia

BCA is the peak national advocacy body for people who are blind or vision impaired. 

T: (03) 9654 1400 Freecall: 1800 033 660 TTY: (03) 9376 9275 


W: Blind citizens Australia

Brain Injury Australia

BIA is the peak body for people with an acquired brain injury, their families and carers. T:  (02) 8507 6555 E:

W: Brain injury Australia

Carers Australia

National Peak body representing the voice of carers

T:  02 6122 9900


W: Carers Australia

Cerebral Palsy Australia

CP Australia works to create a national focus on cerebral palsy to promote the interests, rights, roles and wellbeing of people with cerebral palsy and similar disorders

W: Cerebral Palsy

Deaf Australia

Deaf Australia is the national peak organisation for Deaf people in Australia. It represents the views of Deaf people who use Auslan (Australian Sign Language).

T: (07) 3357 8266 TTY: (07) 3357 8277 


W: Deaf Australia

Deafness Forum of Australia

DFA is 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).

T:  (02) 6262 7808 TTY : (02) 6262 7809 


W: Deafness forum

Epilepsy Action Australia

Epilepsy Action provides education and support services to children and adults with epilepsy or other seizure disorders across Australia.

P: 1300 37 45 37

W: Epilepsy action

Mental Health Council of Australia

Established in 1997, the 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


Mental Health Foundation (ACT)

The Mental Health Foundation (ACT) is a leading service provider and information resource for mental health in the Australian Capital Territory. We are a professional not for profit, community based member organisation.

W: Mental Health Australia

Multiple Sclerosis Australia

National organisation for state multiple sclerosis organisations. Multiple Sclerosis Australia makes a commitment to Enhance the quality of life of people with MS and reduce the impact of MS on the families and carers of those with Multiple Sclerosis.

T:  (02) 9646 0600, or 1300 010 158


W: Multiple Sclerosis Australia

National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS

NAPWA is the national peak organisation representing people living with HIV/AIDS in Australia.

W: National association of people with HIV

Inclusion Australia

Inclusion Australia is the national and leading voice on issues of importance to people with intellectual disability in Australia.

T: (02) 6296 4400 


W: Inclusion Australia

National Disability Services

NDS provides feedback to the Government on policies affecting the disability services sector and represent membership's views. T:  (02) 6283 3200 


W: National Disability Services

National Ethnic Disability Alliance

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

T: (02) 9687 8933 Tollfree: 1800 982 182 TTY: (02) 9687 6325 


W: National Ethnic Disability Alliance

National Mental Health Consumer Network

NMHCCF is the combined national voice for consumers and carers participating in the development of mental health policy and sector development in Australia.

T:  (02) 6285 3100


W: National Mental Health Consumer and Carer forum

People with Disability Australia Inc.

National peak disability rights and advocacy organisation

T:  (02) 9370 3100

Toll Free: 1800 422 015

TTY: (02) 9318 2138 TTY Toll Free: 1800 422 016


W: People with disability

Physical Disability Australia

Physical Disability Australia is the peak body for people with physical disability.

T:  (02) 6567 1500 


W: Physical disability Australia

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia is all about promoting independence, and continues today with a proud history of providing consumer based support and rehabilitation services to people with physical disabilities

T:  (02) 9661 8855 Freecall:1800 819 775 (people with disabilities their carers outside Sydney)


W: Spinal Cord Injuries Australia

Vision Australia

Vision Australia is a living partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision. We are united by our passion that in the future people who are blind or have low vision will have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose.

T:  1300 84 74 66

TTY: (02) 9334 3260


W: Vision Australia

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA)

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.

T:  (02) 6244 8288 


W: Women with Disabilities Australia


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