Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) funds programs and services that provide people with a disability opportunities to participate in community life.
Accessibility is a guide to accessible venues in Australian capitol cities, including restaurants, shopping centres, pubs, accommodation and tourist attractions. Check out the Sydney guide for maps and information to make it easier for people to get around the city.
The Department of Education and Communities runs disability access and support programs in public schools and TAFE.
- The Anti-Discrimination Board website has a section on disability discrimination and your rights if you are treated unfairly because of a disability.
- The Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission is a national independent statutory government body. Check out HREOC's Disability Rights homepage for a range of resources and links on disability discrimination and other human rights and disability issues.
- The City of Sydney website has information about accessibility in the Sydney CBD, including accessible parking spaces and access maps.
- 131500 has information about accessible travel, as well as transport timetables.
- People with Disability Australia Inc. (PWD) is a national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation.
- The Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA) is the peak body for people from a non-English speaking background (NESB) with disability and their families and carers in NSW.
- Read the Reach Out! fact sheet on living with a physical disability.
- Young Carers NSW was developed to make a positive difference to the lives of young carers (25 yrs and under) and their families. Young Carers are children and young people who care for and support a family member who has a long-term physical illness, mental illness, disability, drug or alcohol problem.