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  • 8700 Find Your Ideal Figure

    What is a kilojoule (kJ)? Nearly everything we eat and drink provides our bodies with energy to fuel our basic body functions and physical activity. This energy is measured in kilojoules (kJ). When we are active, our bodies burn up more kJ energy. The average Australian adult consumes about 8700kJ a day find out more…

  • ACI: Home Enteral Nutrition Resources for Consumers

    Home enteral nutrition (HEN) is the giving of nutritional support either by mouth or by a feeding tube into the gastrointestinal tract in the home setting. People requiring nutritional support at home face a number of difficulties accessing clinical services, formula and equipment.

  • ADA – Australian Dental Association

    The Australian Dental Association is an organisation of dentists which has as its aim the encouragement of the health of the public and the promotion of the art and science of dentistry. There are Branches of the Association in all States and Territories. Membership is voluntary and over 90% of dentists in Australia are members. […]

  • ADA – Australian Dental Association NSW Branch

    ADA NSW is the prime membership association for dentists in NSW and the ACT. Established in 1929, we: help our members deliver the best possible oral health care to their patients promote oral health awareness in the community.  

  • Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW

    Today arthritis affects one person in every five – about 20% of the population! Arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions (MSK) are the leading cause of disability in Australia. Nearly 25% of absenteeism is related to arthritis and MSK. There are more than 120 types of arthritis including juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing […]

  • Arthritis Australia

    Arthritis Australia provides support and information to people with arthritis as well as their families and friends, promotes awareness of the challenges facing people with arthritis across the community, and to leaders in business, industry, and government funds research into potential causes and possible cures as well as better ways to live with arthritis, and […]

  • Asthma Australia

    Asthma Australia provides education, training and advocacy for patients with asthma and linked conditions.

  • Australasian College of Dermatologists A – Z of Skin

    The Australasian College of Dermatologists is the medical college responsible for the training and professional development of medical practitioners in the specialty of dermatology. Dermatologists are qualified medical specialists who, through additional training, have obtained postgraduate qualifications to specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin, nail and hair diseases and skin cancers.

  • Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

    The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating is a food selection guide which visually represents the proportion of the five food groups recommended for consumption each day.

  • Australian Hearing

    Australian Hearing is one of the largest hearing service providers in the world with a reputation for innovation and world-leading practices.  Australian Hearing provides subsidised services to clients with a disability under our Community Service Obligation.

  • Australian Podiatry Association NSW/ACT

    Podiatrists are health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders of the foot and the lower limb. The Podiatrist’s scope of practice includes areas such as paediatrics, diabetes, sports injuries, structural problems, the treatment of the elderly as well as general foot care.  

  • Better Health Channel

    The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not have any advertising or sponsorship and is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria (Australia). The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to […]

  • Breast Screen NSW

    One in nine women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. The best time to treat breast cancer is when it is still very small. Screening mammograms are the best way of finding breast cancer early.

  • Cancer Australia

    Cancer Australia was established by the Australian Government in 2006 to benefit all Australians affected by cancer, and their families and carers. Cancer Australia works to reduce the impact of cancer and improve the well-being of those diagnosed by ensuring that evidence informs cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care.

  • Cancer Council

    As Australia’s peak national non-government cancer control1 organisation, Cancer Council Australia advises the Australian Government and other bodies on practices and policies to help prevent, detect and treat cancer. We also advocate for the rights of cancer patients for best treatment and supportive care.

  • Cancer Institute NSW

    The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first statewide, government-funded cancer control agency.

  • CareSearch: Palliative Care Knowledge Network

    CareSearch is an online resource designed to help those needing relevant and trustworthy information and resources about palliative care. The website has been funded by the Australian Government ‘s Department of Health and Ageing. There are sections designed specifically for health professionals and others for patients, for carers, and for family and friends. All material […]

  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance

    We help babies, children, teenagers and adults living with neurological and physical disabilities lead the most comfortable, independent and inclusive lives possible.

  • Cervical Screening Program

    Screening is the process of looking for cancer or precancerous changes in people who don’t have any symptons.  For several decades, the Pap test (also called a Pap smear) has been used as a screening test for cervical cancer. While this has helped decrease cervical cancer significantly, scientific evidence has found that screening women for […]

  • Continence Foundation of Australia

    The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak body for continence promotion, management and advocacy.  Our main aims are to:   raise community awareness about bladder and bowel health and the prevention of incontinence  educate people about treatment and management options for incontinence  encourage people with bladder or bowel control problems to seek professional help – no matter how small their problem […]

  • Cystic Fibrosis Australia

    Cystic Fibrosis organisations in Australia provide support and services to people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and their carers and families. This is complemented by a commitment to research and a quality improvement program focussing on improved clinical care for people with CF. Each State and Territory (except Northern Territory) has a Cystic Fibrosis organisation devoted to […]

  • Dementia Australia

    Dementia Australia has a longstanding proud history of providing Australians user friendly, everyday living practical dementia advice, information and workforce training. This ranges from information on types of dementia, ways the condition impacts a person or their loved ones, how to have and support an active life with a diagnosis of dementia and carer wellness.

  • Department of Veteran Affairs

    Our mission is to support those who serve or have served in defence of our nation and commemorate their service and sacrifice.

  • Deptartment of Human Services: Medicare Card

    Everyone who lives in Australia—except Norfolk Island residents—is eligible for a Medicare card. A New Zealand citizen who is living in Australia may also enrol if they provide the required documentation.

  • Diabetes Australia

    Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 as a national federated body comprising state and territory organisations supporting people with diabetes and those professional and research bodies particularly concerned with the treatment and prevention of diabetes

  • Diabetes Australia: Eating Well with Diabetes

    Choosing healthy foods and being active will help manage your blood glucose levels and your body weight. Healthy eating for people with diabetes is similar to recommendations for everyone so there is no need to prepare separate meals or buy special foods. Healthy eating can be enjoyed by the whole family.  

  • Diabetes NSW

    We are the New South Wales branch of Diabetes Australia which formed on 27 July 1938. Diabetes NSW works proactively to improve the day-to-day lives of people living with diabetes, help prevent diabetes-related complications and make things easier by educating carers, employers and the general public. We are Australia’s largest member-based non-profit organisation dedicated to people […]

  • Eat for Health

    The Australian Dietary Guidelines (the Guidelines) provide up-to-date advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing. The recommendations are based on scientific evidence, developed after looking at good quality research. By following the dietary patterns recommended in the Guidelines, we will get enough of the nutrients […]

  • enableme

    enableme is a place to talk to, and seek support from other people who have ‘been there’. It is a place to ask questions, to find the answers that you need and to set recovery goals.  It is a place where you can offer support, encourage others, and share your experiences; because you are not alone, […]

  • Epilepsy Action Australia

    We provide up-to-date and easy to understand information on the condition and related topics as well as support services tailored to individual needs including: Online Tools and Resources – Diary and medication management apps; educational materials and courses, videos and our new digital ‘MediKidz’ comic book for children Online Communities – Connect with others through […]

  • Eye Health: Optometrists Association Australia

    Eye diseases are relatively rare, although they become more common as we get older. All eye diseases should be regarded as serious – even diseases that appear mild have the potential to cause serious damage if not treated appropriately. Many serious eye diseases do not have dramatic symptoms. Some people with serious eye diseases don’t […]

  • GESA: Health Information Fact Sheets

    The gastrointestinal (GI) system is imperative for our well being and our life-long health. A poorly functioning GI tract can be the source of many chronic health problems that can interfere with your quality of life.

  • Get Healthy at Work

    Get Healthy at Work is an important new NSW Government initiative that aims to help improve the health of working adults by focussing on:   Healthy weight Physical activity Healthy eating Active travel (i.e. walking, cycling, public transport to work) Smoking Harmful alcohol consumption. No matter what industry you’re in or the size of your […]

  • Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service

    The Get Healthy Service is a telephone service aimed at providing information and ongoing support for adults in relation to: healthy eating. physical activity. achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. The Get Healthy Service is delivered by Healthyways Australia, an organization who has significant experience running health coaching programs.  All of the Get Healthy Coaches are universally qualified […]

  • Girls Make Your Move

    It’s time to get active. It’s not about ability, and it’s not about perfection – it’s about having more energy and feeling better. Putting yourself first. Get out there with friends, or get active by yourself. Have fun, it’s not about competition and it doesn’t have to be an organised sport. Being active makes you […]

  • Glaucoma Australia

    Glaucoma Australia is the peak glaucoma awareness/education/support association in Australia. It is a national, not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to providing educational services to raise awareness about the serious and common eye disease glaucoma; to support glaucoma sufferers and to raise funds for research. Glaucoma Australia’s mission is to minimise visual disability from glaucoma by: increasing […]

  • Haemochromatosis Australia

    Haemochromatosis Australia is the primary advocacy group for Australians affected by haemochromatosis. Haemochromatosis Australia provides support and promotes awareness, early diagnosis and research.

  • Health Direct: Symptom Checker

    Are you experiencing pain or other symptoms and not sure what they mean or what to do?  The healthdirect Symptom Checker guides you to the appropriate healthcare action: if you need to see a doctor or go to your nearest hospital or emergency department. It helps you understand symptoms and possible signs of illness, causes […]

  • Health Translations

    Health Translations is an online library which enables health practitioners and those working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities to easily find free translated health information. Health Translations provides direct links to free reliable translated health resources produced in Australia.

  • Healthdirect Australia

    Funded by the Governments of Australia, healthdirect provides easy access to trusted, quality health information and advice online ( and over the phone (1800 022 222). It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help you make informed choices anywhere, any time.’

  • Heart Foundation

    The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease.

  • Heart Foundation Walking Groups

    If your looking for fun, social and easy way to get active, why not join the Heart Foundation Walking today.  As Australia’s largest network of free walking groups, you are sure to find a group to suit you.

  • Hepatitis Australia

    Our mission is to provide leadership and advocacy on viral hepatitis and support partnerships for action to ensure the needs of Australians affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis are met.

  • Hepatitis NSW

    We work to prevent the transmission of viral hepatitis and to improve the health and well-being of affected people and communities.    

  • Inside Radiology

    “InsideRadiology” provides consumers and health professionals with free and easily accessible accurate, up to date, credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures. All information items have been written by experts and edited by a team of specialised consumer writers to make them easy to read and understand. If you are unsure or have concerns […]

  • Kidney Health

    Kidney Health Australia is a not for profit organisation whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes which lead to improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases.

  • Know Pathology Know Healthcare

    Australia’s pathology service is the best in the world, and we want to keep it that way. Know Pathology Know Healthcare is boosting awareness that: Pathology services are an essential part of almost all aspects of a patient’s healthcare Pathology saves lives Pathology reduces healthcare costs Pathology involves doctors who are specialists, scientists and sophisticated technologies Australian […]

  • Know Your Noise

    The purpose of the Know Your Noise website is to provide accurate and meaningful information about noise exposure and its impact on your hearing health.  It’s a place where you can get personalised information that’s directly relevant to your own situation. You can find out whether your levels of noise exposure (at work and play) […]

  • Lab Tests Online

    All you need to know about pathology testing Pathology tests are essential to modern medicine. They provide the information needed to make diagnoses, screen for illnesses and monitor treatment and medication. We’re here to help you understand them with up-to-date information written by practising Australian pathologists and senior laboratory scientists. Managed by the Australasian Association of […]

  • Learn the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

    These are the most common symptoms of a heart attack. You may have just one, or a combination. It’s vital to get treatment fast, to limit damage to your heart.  Download or order our Heart Attack Action Plan below and learn what to do in the event of a heart attack.

  • Liver Foundation

    2018 was a historic timeline for the Liver Foundation with the amalgamation of the ‘Australian Liver Foundation’ with the ‘Liver Foundation of WA’ coming together to be hereon known as the ‘Liver Foundation. A truly national representative body supporting all Australians.

  • Lung Foundation

    Lung Foundation Australia is a national organisation which was originally established as The Australian Lung Foundation in 1990 to provide support to patients and carers burdened by lung disease and to ensure lung health is a priority for all in Australia. 

  • Macular Disease Foundation

    The Foundation is a national organisation based in Sydney, meeting the needs of the macular disease community across Australia. The Foundation’s key charter is to work for those with macular diseases, specifically macular degeneration, Australia’s leading cause of blindness. It is a ‘patient driven’ organisation working with key stakeholders including people with macular diseases, their […]

  • MS Australia

    MS Australia is the national voice for MS. We work in advocacy and communications and collaboratively with our stakeholders to benefit thousands of people affected by MS across the country. We also work closely with MS Research Australia to fund research into better detection, treatments and a cure. We do all this on behalf of […]

  • My Health Record

    My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.


    This website can help you relieve the symptoms of joint pain or osteoarthritis (OA) and help you lead a more active and pain-free life. It’s easy-to-use and free!

  • National Asthma Council Australia

    National Asthma Council Australia is a not for profit organisation working to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.

  • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

    If you’re aged 50-74 and eligible you’ll be sent a free bowel cancer screening kit. Around 80 Australians die of bowel cancer every week, but if detected early, up to 90% of cases can be successfully treated. Everything you need to know about the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program is here. It’s a gift that […]

  • National Stroke Foundation

    We are a not-for-profit organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.

  • NPS MedicineWise

    Independent, evidence-based and not-for-profit, at NPS MEDICINEWISE we provide practical tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests. We give individuals the tools and knowledge to help them make better decisions about their health and medicines and keep health professionals up to date with the latest evidenced-based information.

  • NSW Government Office of Sport & Recreation: For People with Disability

    Find information on specific sports and organisations for people with disability.

  • NSW Government Office of Sport and Recreation

    Find out about over 70 sport and recreational activities including how to participate, links to state sport associations and local clubs.

  • NSW Health Centre for Genetics Education

    The Centre for Genetics Education provides a wide range of information on Genetic Testing services, Genetic Counselling Services and education resources for individuals, families and health professionals.

  • NSW Health: Immunisation Program

    The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.    

  • NSW Health: Make Healthy Normal

    With over half the adults in NSW overweight or obese, being unhealthy has become normal. Just a handful of belly fat increases risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and type 2 diabetes. The good news? It’s never too late to make healthy normal. Find out more from Make Healthy Normal.

  • NSW Health: Public Oral Health (Dental) Services

    The range of oral health services provided through the NSW public health system broadly includes dental services to children and adults according to criteria that target emergency situations, those in most need, dental education and oral health promotional services.   Operationally in NSW these services are delivered by each of the Local Health Districts.   […]

  • NSW Poisons Information Centre

    Our mission is to provide high quality, up-to-date and evidence-based information regarding the risk assessment, management and treatment of human poisoning to the general public and health care professionals, across New South Wales 24 hours a day and after-hours to the remainder of Australia. We aim to be a focal point for toxicology education and […]

  • Optometry Australia: Your Eyes

    Optometrists are a source for all your eye health, vision and prescription eyewear needs. Here at Optometry Australia we think we have everything you need to ensure you and your family have good vision for life. We have information on: What happens in an eye exam Children’s vision Myopia Cataract Eye safety Eye health for parents Nutrition…. […]

  • Pain Australia

    Painaustralia is a national not-for-profit body established to improve the treatment and management of pain in Australia. We were formed in February 2011 to facilitate implementation of the National Pain Strategy (NPS), which was developed by more than 200 delegates at the Pain Summit held at Parliament House, Canberra, in March 2010. The goals of the National Pain […]

  • Parkinson’s Australia

    Parkinson’s Australia is the national peak body and charity representing more than 80,000 Australians living with Parkinson’s. We advocate for the needs of people living with Parkinson’s, and for their families and carers.

  • Pregnancy Birth and Baby

    Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is an Australian government initiative that offers free and confidential information, advice and counselling to women, their partners, friends and relatives about pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s first year. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online ( and over the phone (1800 882 436).

  • Pretty Shady

    Pretty Shady was established in NSW in the summer of 2013. Our aim is to stop skin cancer, one summer at a time.

  • Raising Children Network: A – Z Reference

    Supported by the Australian Government, Raising Children Network is the complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens. At parents can learn and access tools, support and resources as their children grow and develop.

  • Smart Eating For You

    Nutrition information, tips and recipes to help you eat well. All our information has been written by Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs), and is reviewed regularly. So you can be sure this is the most up-to-date and credible nutrition info around!

  • Vision Loss: Resources for Vision Impairment

    Designed by Guide Dogs NSW/ACT the website is believed to be the first of its kind in Australia dedicated to the issue of vision loss. Featuring sections on different vision conditions, information on local services, links to support groups and industry bodies, and an interactive discussion forum, it aims to provide eye-care professionals, people experiencing vision […]

  • Your Brain Matters

    This website will show you the close links between what’s good for your physical health and what’s good for your brain. There are many things you can build into your everyday life to be brain healthy. Over the next three years with funding from the Commonwealth Government Alzheimer’s Australia will be informing you of ways […]

About Mental Wellbeing

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  • Australian Childhood Foundation

    The Australian Childhood Foundation works to give children back the childhoods that have been stolen from them through no fault of their own. We work to help children who know only fear, anger, shame, loneliness and the deepest hurt, to re-connect with the world: to learn to trust, to feel safe, to develop self-confidence, to […]

  • beyondblue

    beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of depression and anxiety in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.

  • Black Dog Institute

    Black Dog Institute is a national not for profit concerned with mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.

  • GROW

    GROW is a community of people working towards better mental health through mutual help and a 12 step program of recovery. Small groups of people, who have experienced depression, anxiety or other mental or emotional distress, meet together on a weekly basis to help each other deal with the challenges of life.

  • Heart Foundation Walking Groups

    If your looking for fun, social and easy way to get active, why not join the Heart Foundation Walking today.  As Australia’s largest network of free walking groups, you are sure to find a group to suit you.

  • Helping Minds

    HelpingMinds supports children, young people, adults and families that are affected by mental illness across metro and regional Western Australia (WA). We have a professional and compassionate team of staff and dedicated volunteers who provide quality, confidential support and services to children, youth, adults and families who are caring for someone with a mental illness […]

  • Interrelate

    Interrelate provides services that strengthen and support all of the relationships in your life – with yourself, your partner, your family, your children and during life’s transitions such as becoming a parent, grandparent, divorce and separation and forming a stepfamily. Our focus is always on what is best for the children in the family. Regardless […]

  • Is It Dementia?

    A resource for recognising the signs of dementia developed by ALZHEIMER’S AUSTRALIA SA.

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • Lifeline: Loss & Grief

    Feelings of loss and grief can be experienced after we lose someone or something we care about like; the death of a loved one; loss of a relationship; loss of a pet; loss of a job; a change to your way of life; or loss of important possessions. The grief you experience in these instances […]

  • Lifeline: Preventing Suicide

    Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australia for men under 44 and women under 34. Men are four times more likely to die by suicide than women and ABS data (2009) shows more people die from suicide than road deaths. Most people don’t want to die they just want their pain to stop. […]

  • Men – beyondblue

    Men are known for bottling things up. But when you’re feeling down, taking action to call in extra support is the responsible thing to do.

  • Mental Health Association NSW

    We play a vital role in the development of mental health initiatives which result in increased community awareness and knowledge of mental health issues. With the support of our Board, staff, members, volunteers and students, we work towards a society free from prejudice and discrimination against people living with mental illness. We strive towards a […]

  • Mind Health Connect

    We know there’s a lot of information out there on stress, anxiety and depression but finding what’s relevant and trustworthy can be a confusing process. mindhealthconnect is here to point you in the right direction and enable you to take those first positive steps towards a healthier you. Use our unique Guided Search Tool or browse the Library to find quality resources […]

  • Mind Spot

    The MindSpot Clinic is a free service for Australian adults who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety, stress, depression and low mood. We provide online Screening Assessments and Treatment Courses, or we can help you find local services that can help.

  • National Association for Loss And Grief (NSW) Inc

    Since its formation NALAG (NSW) Inc’s primary objective has been to encourage and promote professional and community education in loss, grief, bereavement and trauma. NALAG (NSW) Inc has been involved in the establishment of many of the loss and grief support groups throughout Australia. NALAG is frequently called upon for training and advice by schools, […]

  • NSW Government Office of Sport and Recreation

    Find out about over 70 sport and recreational activities including how to participate, links to state sport associations and local clubs.

  • Partners In Depression

    Partners in Depression is a group education program designed to address the information and support needs of those who care for or love a person experiencing depression. It is a six session program run by two facilitators in community settings. The six session format of the program includes coverage of the following topics: Session 1 […]

  • Relationships Australia

    Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, […]

  • RUOK

    The R U OK? Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging all people to regularly and meaningfully ask ‘are you ok?’ to support those struggling with life. R U OK? Day is our national day of action on the second Thursday of September (11 September 2014), and dedicated to reminding people to regularly check […]

  • SANE Australia

    Mental health-related information, tips, links and online help.

  • Suicide Call Back Service

    The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone counselling to people 18 years and over who fit one of the following categories: People who are suicidal People caring for someone who is suicidal People bereaved by suicide

  • Suicide Prevention Australia

    Get Help » Are You Feeling Suicidal? If you are feeling suicidal it is important that you take immediate steps to keep yourself safe.

  • Your Brain Matters

    This website will show you the close links between what’s good for your physical health and what’s good for your brain. There are many things you can build into your everyday life to be brain healthy. Over the next three years with funding from the Commonwealth Government Alzheimer’s Australia will be informing you of ways […]

Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs

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  • Al – Anon Family Groups Australia

    Do you need help to cope with the effects of someone else’s drinking? Is the drinking of your partner, parent, child or friend worrying you? Did you grow up in a family affected by alcohol abuse? Alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or problem drinking affects thousands of families in Australia and worldwide. Your inquiry is confidential and […]

  • Alcohol and Drug Information Service

    ADIS is a NSW statewide telephone service providing education, information, referral, crisis counselling and support about illegal drugs such as heroin, ice and cannabis, and legal drugs such as alcohol. We keep a database with over 1500 Drug and Alcohol related services across NSW. ADIS operates 24 hours, 7 days a week. All calls are […]

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

  • Australian Drug Information Network

    The Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN) is Australia’s leading alcohol and drug search directory. Here you will find reliable information on alcohol, other drugs and mental health, with links to treatment services, research, statistics, guidelines, journals, policy, campaigns, events, curriculum, professional development opportunities and more.  

  • Drinkwise Australia

    Established in 2005 by the alcohol industry, DrinkWise Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. Our primary focus is to help bring about a healthier and safer drinking culture in Australia.

  • Family Drug Support Australia

    Supporting families affected by alcohol and other drugs.

  • iCanQuit

    iCanQuit this site provides information on methods of quitting, getting started and staying quit.

  • NSW Health: Crystalline Methamphetamine

    Methamphetamines are stimulants, and part of the amphetamine group of drugs manufactured from common pharmaceutical drugs and readily available chemicals such as acetone, bleach, battery acid, and engine coolant. Methamphetamines are potent and illegal stimulants that speed up the function of the brain and nervous system. Find out more from NSW Health.

  • NSW Health: Drug and Alcohol Fact Sheets

    This site provides information on Drug and Alcohol issues.

  • NUAA: New Users and AIDS Association: Living with Drugs

    Living with drugs is not easy. For a start, the fact that most drugs are illegal poses special problems for people who use them, ranging from the potential of contracting blood-born viruses such as hepatitis C to the possibility of winding up in prison. These, and many other, issues are covered in this section of the site.

  • Quitline

    The first step when quitting smoking is to think through your reasons to quit. People quit smoking for many reasons, most commonly to improve their health and to save money. Thinking through your own personal reasons to quit will help you decide if smoking is worth it or not.

  • Stimulant Health Check Up

    Regardless of how often or how much crystal you use health issues can arise. Seeing a GP or Specialist Clinic with experience in providing health checks specifically for people who use crystal or other stimulants can help you stay on top of your physical and mental health.

  • Stimulant Treatment Line

    St Vincent’s Stimulant Treatment Line (STL) is a NSW state-wide telephone service providing education, information, referral, crisis counselling and support specifically for stimulant use such as speed, ice, ecstasy, cocaine etc. STL also supports the Stimulant Treatment Program (STP), an innovative program that deals with stimulant use. The Stimulant Treatment Program runs Monday to Friday, but […]

  • Your Room

    Your Room offers information about alcohol and a wide range of drugs, how they can affect people, side effects, withdrawal, and how to get help for yourself or for anyone else who needs it. You can access help, learn about support and treatment options, or test your knowledge about alcohol and other drugs with the Spinner Game. There are resources to order or […]


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  • ADHC Somewhere to Live

    Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) is increasing the choice and flexibility in how it provides accommodation support options for people with disability. 

  • Australian Centre for Disability Law

    The Australian Centre for Disability Law (ACDL) was set up in 1994 as a specialist Community Legal Centre, working towards a world where people with disabilities are able to participate in all aspects of life.  We promote and protect the human and legal rights of people with disability and their supporters through legal advocacy. We […]

  • Australian Taxation Office – People with Disability

    If you are receiving a disability or carer’s support payment from the Australian Government, you may be eligible for tax and superannuation concessions and exemptions.  If you are managing the financial affairs of someone with a disability, you too will want to understand what concessions and exemptions apply.

  • Better Start For Children with Disability

    The Better Start for Children with Disability initiative provides funding for early intervention services. Each disability included in the Better Start program is subject to an eligibility threshold. These thresholds have been determined by the Department of Social Services.

  • Chronic Medical Condition Assistance

    The Australian Government Department of Human Services has support available if you have a chronic medical condition needing treatment by a doctor or specialist.

  • Continence Aids Payment Scheme

    The CAPS is an Australian Government Scheme that provides a payment to assist eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their incontinence products.

  • Deaf Society of NSW

    Over the past 100 years, the Deaf Society has been the leading provider of specialist services for deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing people and their families in New South Wales as well as deaf people with additional needs.

  • Department of Human Services Payment Finder

    Select the options that describe your circumstances then explore a suggested list of possible Centrelink and Medicare payments and services online.

  • Department of Human Services: Concession and Health Care Cards

    Concession and health care cards can help you access cheaper health care services and medicines.

  • Department of Human Services: Family and Domestic Violence

    We support people experiencing family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals.

  • Department of Human Services: Job Seekers

    Find a range of information on payments and services for job seekers.

  • Department of Veteran Affairs

    Our mission is to support those who serve or have served in defence of our nation and commemorate their service and sacrifice.

  • Deptartment of Human Services: Medicare

    Medicare usually covers: Free or subsidised treatment by health professionals such as doctors, specialists, optometrists and in specific circumstances dentists and other allied health practitioners Free treatment and accommodation as a public Medicare patient in a public hospital 75% of the Medicare Schedule fee for services and procedures if you are a private patient in […]

  • DHS: Disability Support Pension

    Financial support for people who have a physical, intellectual, or psychiatric condition that stops them from working or who are permanently blind.

  • DHS: People with a Disability

    Services and payments are available to help people who have an illness, injury or a disability. There is also support to assist their families or carers.

  • Disability Employment Australia

    Disability Employment Australia is the peak industry body for Australia’s Disability Employment Services (DES).  We are recognised internationally as the preeminent organisation representing, supporting and resourcing the disability employment sector throughout Australia.

  • Energy Made Easy

    This website allows you to understand and compare your residential electricity usage against other similar households in your area, and to learn about energy related topics such as energy efficiency, contracts, bills, your rights and obligations, and the energy market.

  • Energy Rebates: NSW Government

    The NSW Government offers a number of rebates to help customers pay their energy bills. These rebates include the: Low Income Household Rebate – for customers who hold eligible concession cards issued by the Federal Department of Human Services or the Department of Veterans Affairs; Family Energy Rebate – available to customers who have received […]

  • Family Court of Australia

    The Family Court of Australia, through its specialist judges and staff, assists Australians to resolve their most complex legal family disputes. 

  • Housing NSW

    Pay for Housing NSW Rent and Other Bills Find a Public Housing Office Social Housing Programs and Initiatives Apply for Public Housing Public Housing Assistance All About Financing Your Home Purchase All About Financial Rental Assistance Long Term Leasing Program Programs and Grants Private Rental Assistance Housing Appeals Process

  • Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS)

    Transport for Health provides a range of transport and travel assistance to people who cannot use or have difficulty using public and/or private transport or who are disadvantaged by distance. Transport for Health includes the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS).  

  • JobAccess

    JobAccess is a free information and advice service which offers practical workplace solutions for people with disabilities and their employers. The service includes a comprehensive, easy to use website and a free telephone information and advice service where you can access confidential, expert advice on all disability employment matters.

  • jobactive

    jobactive helps both employers and job seekers. At no cost to you, it can find the right staff for your business – or, if you’re looking for work, it can find jobs that are a good fit for you.

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Support for Job Seekers

    The Skills for Education and Employment program provides language, literacy and numeracy training to job seekers who find it hard to get work. Job seekers are referred to the program by the Department of Human Services, Employment Service Providers including the Remote Jobs and Communities Program.

  • Law Access NSW

    What is LawAccess NSW?LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW. 1300 888 529

  • Law Term Finder

    This LawTermFinder homepage gives access to an online termbank of words and phrases frequently used in Australian Family Law. Its compilation is a joint project between theAttorney General’s Department and Macquarie University’sTermFinder group, in the Centre for Language Sciences. Legal consultants to the project are from Macquarie Law School, theANU College of Law, and a barrister […]

  • Legal Aid

    Legal Aid NSW helps people with their legal problems. Our legal services include legal advice, help at court and family dispute resolution. We can help in most areas of criminal law, family law and civil law.

  • M.E.R.I.T (Magistrates Early Referral Into Treatment Program)

    MERIT is a program available in most Local Courts in New South Wales that provides the opportunity for adult defendants with substance abuse problems to work, on a voluntary basis, towards rehabilitation as part of the bail process.

  • Moneysmart

    Free and impartial financial guidance and tools you can trust.

  • Moneysmart: Urgent Money Help

    Are you behind on your bills and struggling to cover your rent or afford food? Whatever your situation, there are services that can help you.

  • My Future

    myfuture is Australia’s free, online, interactive career information and exploration service. The website allows you to actively explore career options and make informed career decisions. As well as using myfuture to develop a career plan, you can use it to research options for further study or training. You can also access information on occupations, industries, […]

  • My Skills

    Welcome to MySkills: Australia’s Directory of Training. The most up-to-date information on training courses for school leavers, students, apprentices, and employers. Find a course to start a career.

  • NSW Companion Card

    The Companion Card is issued to people who have a significant, lifelong disability and are always going to need a high level of care to get to community based activities. The Companion Card allows a person’s carer free entry into participating venues and events.

  • NSW Fair Trading

    NSW Fair Trading safeguards the rights of all consumers and advises business and traders on fair and ethical practice. We provide services directly to individuals and businesses to create a fair, safe and equitable marketplace. The laws we administer set the rules for fairness in the countless daily transactions between consumers and traders. We investigate […]

  • NSW Family and Community Services

    Community Services’ main focus is on supporting vulnerable families and keeping children and young people safe from abuse and neglect. We work closely with other government departments, non-government organisations (NGOs) and the community to achieve this.

  • NSW Police Online

    The NSW Police Force is Australia’s oldest and largest police organisation and one of the biggest in the English speaking world serves a population of seven million in the state of New South Wales, an 801,600 square kilometre area comparable in size to Texas in the USA and double the combined geographic areas of England, […]

  • NSW Trustee and Guardian

    NSW Trustee and Guardian offers a full range of trustee services through our branch network in metropolitan Sydney and across NSW. As an experienced asset manager we have been assisting the people of NSW for over 98 years. NSW Trustee and Guardian provides professional and independent  trustee services in the making of Wills, acting as Executor in deceased estates, and administering trusts and Powers of Attorney. NSW Trustee and Guardian also provides Managed Clients services protecting […]

  • Service NSW

    Service NSW offers a broad range of NSW Government services and transactions through three service channels: A new, easy-to-use customer friendly website 18 service centres to begin with and extended opening hours (7am-7pm weekdays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays) a 24/7 telephone service answered by a real person in NSW

  • SkillsOne

    Launched in Sydney in 2007, SkillsOne works with Industry, Educators, Government and TAFE to engage and promote the extensive career opportunities and pathways in traditional trades and emerging skills areas ranging from automotive, construction & mining; through to hairdressing, healthcare and horticulture.

  • The Federal Register of Legislation

    The Federal Register of Legislation incorporates all content previously published on ComLaw including the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments and the Acts database established under the Acts Publication Act 1905.

  • The Guardianship Tribunal

    The Guardianship Tribunal is a legal tribunal that makes guardianship and financial management orders for people aged 16 years and over with decision-making disabilities.

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Sexual and Reproductive Health Links, .
  • 1800RESPECT: National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service

    IMPORTANT: In an emergency – if anyone is in immediate danger – please call 000 now. Are you experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence? Seeking to support someone who is? We can help. National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7

  • AFAO: Better to Know

    It’s better to know! It takes 30 seconds to let someone know they’re at risk of STI.  What are STIs? STIs are infections that are transmitted through close body contact, mostly sexual. STIs can be caused by viruses (HIV, herpes, genital warts), bacteria (chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis), funguses (thrush), or parasites (crabs, scabies).

  • AIDS Council of NSW (ACON)

    We promote the health and wellbeing of the LGBTI community and people with HIV. We also provide information and support for people at risk of or affected by HIV, including sex workers, people who use drugs and the family and/or carers of people with HIV. We run HIV prevention programs for the groups most at […]

  • Ask Nurse Nettie

    Hello, I’m Nurse Nettie, I’m here to help with any questions you might have about sexual health.

  • Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

    The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to the Australia’s policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS.

  • Cancer Council: HPV and the HPV Vaccine

    Find out information on the HPV Vaccine and the myths via short video presentations from the Cancer Council.

  • Family Planning NSW Disability Resources

    Family Planning NSW provides information, support and training around sexuality, relationships, reproductive and sexual health for people with a disability, as well as those who care for and work with them.

  • Gender Centre

    The Gender Centre is committed to developing and providing services and activities, which enhance the ability of people with gender issues to make informed choices. We offer a wide range of services to people with gender issues, their partners, family members and friends in New South Wales.

  • Get a Test: ENDING HIV

    To find out where to have an HIV test, a rapid HIV test, or a rapid HIV test at a[TEST] site across NSW, simply type in your postcode in the “Enter postcode” field and then click on “Search”. The map will highlight the nearest locations with a different letter for each location.

  • Hepatitis NSW

    A WORLD FREE OF VIRAL HEPATITIS We are a not-for-profit charity started by the hepatitis community and together we inform, support and educate.

  • Let Them Know

    This website has been developed by Melbourne Sexual Health Centre to help people who have been diagnosed with Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Mycoplasma genitalium, Syphilis and Trichomonas to tell their sexual partners that they might also be at risk. It also provides local service information for NSW health residents, this is supported by NSW STI Programs Unit. Ensuring partners are […]

  • National LGBTI Health Alliance

    The National LGBTI Health Alliance is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people and other sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTI) people and communities. The Alliance is concerned about practical health issues which affect LGBTI people […]

  • NSW Health: Ending HIV

    The best way to protect yourself and others from HIV is to practice safe behaviours. Safe is still the way to play. You can play safe by: Always using a condom if you have vaginal or anal sex. Condoms are the best way to guard against HIV and prevent STIs. The end is on with […]

  • NSW Sexual Health Clinics

    For sexual health information and advice, or to find your closest appropriate sexual health service, call the NSW Sexual Health Information Line on 1800 451 624.

  • NSWSTI Programs Unit

    The New South Wales Sexually Transmissible Infections Units (NSW STIPU) work is guided by the New South Wales Sexually Transmissible Infections and HIV Strategies. These strategies aim to reduce HIV and STIs and associated morbidity and mortality in NSW by working with priority populations, the public and private health system to build capacity for prevention, […]

  • Play Safe

    The Play Safe website developed by NSW Health provides comprehensive information on Sexual Health, STI’s and Safe Sex.

  • Pozhet

    Pozhet is an organisation for heterosexual people at risk of, or living with HIV in New South Wales. At Pozhet you can: Get the latest information Find out about useful services Get confidential support Meet other people affected by HIV Have a say about what we do for people living with HIV

  • Sexual Health Infolink

    Mon – Fri 9am-5.30pm Free and confidential sexual health support and information. Sexual health nurses, doctors and counsellors will answer your questions on sexual health and sexually transmissible infections. They can also provide referrals to services close to you.

  • Sexual Health Plus

    The Sexual Health Plus section of the NSW Health website provides a portal with links to NSW Health strategies, reports, services, policy directives and guidelines; as well as national research, policies and agencies relating to sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs). Sexual Health Info Line 1800 451 624

  • Your Fertility

    Your Fertility is brought to you by the Fertility Coalition: the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA),Andrology Australia, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health and The Robinson Research Institute. We want you to have the facts, so you can make the choices that maximise your chances of conceiving and having a healthy baby – whether that’s now […]

Support Services

Support Services Links, .
  • Ability Technology

    Ability Technology’s mission is to increase the independence and productive potential of people with a disability, through the use of computer and related technology. We do this by linking people with a disability to special devices, software and services that will enable them to use a computer comfortably and effectively. We have technical, occupational therapy […]

  • Ambulance Service of NSW

    The Ambulance Service of NSW website will provide you with a range of information on Ambulance – what they do, how to access services and call for an ambulance in a medical emergency, important patient and community information, employment opportunities and contact details.

  • Angel Flight

    Angel Flight is a charity that coordinates non-emergency flights to help country people trying to deal with the triple trouble of bad health, poor finances and daunting distance. All flights are free and may involve patients travelling to medical facilities anywhere in Australia.

  • Arts Access Australia

    Arts Access Australia (AAA) is the peak national body for arts and disability.  We work to increase opportunities and access for people with disability as artists, arts-workers, participants and audiences.  AAA is a disability-led organisation that provides three key services for our members: Representation and Advocacy Facilitation and Development Information and Advice Arts Access Australia is […]

  • Auslan – Signbank

    Auslan Signbank is a language resources site for Auslan (Australian Sign Language). Auslan is the language of the deaf community in Australia. Here you will find: a dictionary a special medical and health dictionary grammar examples on video videos of deaf people using Auslan naturally information on the deaf community in Australia links to Auslan […]

  • Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors

    This is the official homepage of the Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors (ASGC), which represents over 280 members across Australia and New Zealand. We are a special interest group of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA). The ASGC represents those providing genetic counselling or members of the HGSA working in related areas. The majority […]

  • Australian Braille Authority

    The Australian Braille Authority works with the Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities to produce standards and guidelines for the provision of braille and tactile graphics in Australia.

  • Australian Human Rights Commission

    Leading the promotion and protection of human rights in Australia by: making human rights values part of everyday life and language; empowering all people to understand and exercise their human rights; working with individuals, community, business and government to inspire action; keeping government accountable to national and international human rights standards

  • Australian Paralympic Committee

    At the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC), we help Australians with disabilities participate in sport and compete at the Paralympic Games through partnerships with governments, business, sporting bodies and the community.  We are responsible for preparing the Australian Paralympic Summer and Winter Teams for the Paralympic Games, which we have done successfully since 1990. 

  • Australian Unity: Home Service

    Tailored support so you can remain independent and spend more time doing the things you enjoy. Our home services are suitable for people of all ages and abilities who would like to receive extra support to get the most out of life.

  • Autism Spectrum Australia

    Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is a not for profit provider of services and assistance to people with autism and their families. We rely on donations and community support and are endorsed as a deductible gift recipient by the Australian Taxation Office. Under About Us, you will find details about autism, the organisation and how to contact […]

  • Better Start For Children with Disability

    The Better Start for Children with Disability initiative provides funding for early intervention services. Each disability included in the Better Start program is subject to an eligibility threshold. These thresholds have been determined by the Department of Social Services.

  • Brain Injury Australia

    Brain Injury Australia (BIA) represents all Australians with acquired brain injury (ABI) whatever the cause. BIA was formed at the first national community-based conference on ABI in 1986. The Federal Government began funding BIA in 1991.

  • Caring for Someone – My Aged Care

    Caring for someone can be challenging, both emotionally and physically. It can also be a rewarding experience. However, from time to time carers may need some extra help and support. This could include counselling or advocacy for you as a carer, or respite services for the person you care for – which would allow you […]

  • Children with Disability

    Children with Disability Australia (CDA) is the national peak body which represents children and young people (aged 0-25) with disability. CDA is a not for profit, community organisation that was officially incorporated as a company limited by guarantee in November 2009.

  • Department of Human Services: What to do following a death

    Find a range of information on what to do following a death from the Department of Human Services.

  • Deptartment of Human Services: Medicare

    Medicare usually covers: Free or subsidised treatment by health professionals such as doctors, specialists, optometrists and in specific circumstances dentists and other allied health practitioners Free treatment and accommodation as a public Medicare patient in a public hospital 75% of the Medicare Schedule fee for services and procedures if you are a private patient in […]

  • Deptartment of Human Services: Medicare Card

    Everyone who lives in Australia—except Norfolk Island residents—is eligible for a Medicare card. A New Zealand citizen who is living in Australia may also enrol if they provide the required documentation.

  • disAbility e-news

    Welcome to the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS) disAbility e-news.  disAbility e-news is a regular sector update to keep you informed about DSS disability issues and can be forwarded to any other interested readers.  Your contributions to disAbility e-news are welcome. Do you want to let others know about your successes? Or how you engage with […]

  • Disability Rights

    The Australian Human Rights Commission provides a range of resources and links on disability discrimination and other human rights and disability issues.

  • EnableNSW

    EnableNSW provides equipment, and in some cases attendant care, to assist eligible residents of NSW with a permanent or long-term disability.

  • Family Relationship Advice Line

    The Family Relationship Advice Line (1800 050 321) is available from 8 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday (local time), except national public holidays.

  • Family Relationship Centres

    Family Relationship Centres are a source of information and confidential assistance for families at all stages in their lives. Centres have a focus on providing family dispute resolution (mediation) to enable separating families achieve workable parenting arrangements outside the Court system. Whether you are going through separation, starting a relationship, want to make your relationship […]

  • Family Relationship Education and Skills

    There may be times in your life when a lot of change occurs and you are looking for help to adapt to this change. Education and skills training can help people either individually, as a couple or family unit to learn new skills. 

  • Fire and Rescue NSW – Home Fire Safety

    Statistics reveal that almost half of all home fires are started in the kitchen and 43% of all fire fatalities occur in winter. The key to reducing the risk of fire occurring in your home and to surviving a house fire is being prepared. Everyone in your household should understand what risks there are in […]

  • Guide Dogs Australia

    Guide Dogs Australia is a brand that represents Australia’s state based Guide Dog organisations. Together, as the nation’s leading providers of orientation and mobility services, including Guide Dogs, we assist people who are blind or have a vision impairment gain the freedom and independence to move safely and confidently around the community and to fulfil […]

  • Home Modification Information Clearinghouse

    The Home Modification and Maintenance Services (HMMS) program delivers an important service to support frail older people, people with a disability and their carers to remain at home. Under this program, there are approximately ninety Home Maintenance and Modification service outlets in NSW. The HMinfo Clearinghouse complements this activity by developing an evidence base for […]

  • ideas: Information on Disability & Education Awareness Services

    The IDEAS’ website provides a high quality accessible web portal for people with disability and people with age related disability, their families, carers and other supporters to access and search for information that promotes their independence.

  • Independent Living Centre NSW

    Our purpose is to provide impartial advice, information and leadership on assistive technology that builds possibilities for choice.

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • Limbs 4 Life

    Limbs 4 Life empowers amputees with knowledge and support to make a real difference, because no-one should have to go through limb loss alone.

  • Local and Community Transport NSW

    Local and community transport meets the needs of transport disadvantaged groups in the community. These groups include isolated families, the frail aged, younger people with disabilities, and their carers. Where conventional public transport systems are not generally viable or appropriate, community transport provides transport disadvantaged people with access to recreation, shopping, medical care, social services […]

  • Locate your Home Modification and Maintenance Service

    Home modifications are changes made to the home environment to help people to be more independent and safe in their own home and reduce any risk of injury to their carers and careworkers. Modifications to the home include changes to the structure of the dwelling e.g. widening doors, adding ramps, providing better accessibility etc. and […]

  • Master Locksmith Access Key

    The Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK) is an innovative system that enables people with disabilities to gain 24/7 access to a network of public facilities. The MLAK system has been fitted to elevators at railway stations, accessible toilets in Council municipalities and National Parks and in adaptive playground equipment (Liberty Swing – see below) across Australia. People […]

  • Media Access Australia

    Media Access Australia is Australia’s only independent not-for-profit organisation devoted to increasing access to media for people with a disability. Access to media, enabled through technology, empowers people to be independent, gain knowledge, make their own choices and be active members of our society.

  • MensLine Australia

    MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical way.

  • Mobility Parking Scheme

    The Mobility Parking Scheme (MPS) provides parking concessions to people with mobility disabilities. Roads and Maritime Services issues a licence-style card that includes your photo and other security features to protect the integrity of the scheme.

  • My Aged Care: Older People with Disabilities

    Many older people like to live in their own home, but if you’re living with a disability this can be hard without outside help. There are services that offer care and support so you can remain living independently at home. These services can be provided either in your own home or at a community centre.

  • My Hospitals

    My Hospitals: presents information on hospitals throughout Australia.

  • National Auslan Booking and Payment Service

    The National Auslan Interpreter Booking and Payment Service (NABS) is funded by the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. NABS is based at the corporate office of Wesley Mission Brisbane, in Brisbane, but it will provide services Australia-wide. NABS provides interpreters to Deaf and hard of hearing people who use sign language and […]

  • National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)

    National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA) is the only national voice advocating for the rights and interests of people from people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds with disability, their families and carers throughout Australia. It works towards an inclusive Australia where cultural diversity and disability rights are valued as essential aspects of an equitable […]

  • National Public Toilet Map

    The National Public Toilet Map (the Map) shows the location of more than 14,000 public and private public toilet facilities across Australia. Details of toilet facilities can also be found along major travel routes and for shorter journeys as well. Information is provided about each toilet, such as location, opening hours, availability of baby change […]

  • National Relay Service

    The National Relay Service (NRS) is an Australia-wide telephone access service provided for people who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment. It is also available to anyone who wants to call a person with a hearing or speech impairment.

  • Northcott

    Northcott is an innovative and dynamic not-for-profit organisation that provides support to more than 11,400 people with a broad range of disabilities and their families and carers across NSW and the ACT by providing a range of services which promote a genuinely inclusive society. Some people with rare or lesser known disabilities find Northcott to […]

  • NSW Council for Intellectual Disability

    The NSW Council for Intellectual Disability (NSW CID) is a peak body representing the rights and interests of people with intellectual disability in NSW. The Council takes on such activities as providing policy advice, systemic advocacy, community education, and information provision and dissemination

  • NSW Government Directory

    The Service NSW Government Directory allows you to find the current contact details for government departments, agencies, boards committees and trusts within New South Wales.  

  • NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian

    The Office of the Children’s Guardian works to improve the protection of children in NSW by helping organisations, employers and individuals understand the meaning, importance and benefits of being child‑safe.

  • NSW Police Online

    The NSW Police Force is Australia’s oldest and largest police organisation and one of the biggest in the English speaking world serves a population of seven million in the state of New South Wales, an 801,600 square kilometre area comparable in size to Texas in the USA and double the combined geographic areas of England, […]

  • Paraquad

    Formed in 1961, ParaQuad NSW (Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Association of NSW) is a not-for-profit member-based association that aims to support people with a spinal cord injury to achieve their choices in life. ParaQuad continues to provide niche services including vital care, accommodation, support and clinical services to people with a spinal cord injury, their families […]

  • Physical Disability Council of NSW

    To educate, inform and assist people with physical disabilities in New South Wales regarding the range of services, structures and programs available that enable their full participation, equality of opportunity and equality of citizenship; To develop the capacity of people with physical disabilities in New South Wales to advocate for themselves (ie identify their own […]

  • Playgroup Australia

    Find your nearest playgroup.

  • Reading Writing Hotline

    The Reading Writing Hotline is Australia’s national telephone adult literacy and numeracy referral service. It is funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry Innovation Science Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) and managed by TAFE NSW Social Inclusion and Vocational Access Skills Unit ( SIVA). The Reading Writing Hotline provides information on: Reading and writing […]

  • Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children

    RIDBC Renwick Centre is Australia’s leading provider of professional development and research in the education of children with hearing or vision loss. Through the Renwick Centre, RIDBC helps to ensure that services for children and their families—across Australia and around the world—are based on current evidence and are delivered by skilled and knowledgeable professionals.

  • Service NSW

    Service NSW offers a broad range of NSW Government services and transactions through three service channels: A new, easy-to-use customer friendly website 18 service centres to begin with and extended opening hours (7am-7pm weekdays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays) a 24/7 telephone service answered by a real person in NSW

  • Speech Pathology Australia: Fact Sheets

    What is a Speech Pathologist? Communication impairment in Australia  Stuttering Augmentative and Alternative Communication Helping your baby to talk The Sound of Speech: 0 – 3 years The Sound of Speech: preschool and school aged children  Speech pathology and Indigenous children Speech pathology in mental health services Communication and swallowing difficulties following stroke Speech pathologists […]

  • 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. Our journey began 40 years ago when we were formed as the Australian Quadriplegic Association.

  • St John Ambulance Australia

    St John Ambulance Australia is a self-funding charitable organisation active in all states and territories, dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger. St John is Australia’s leading provider of first aid training, first aid services at public events and supplier of first aid kits and equipment. St John runs the ambulance services […]

  • Stepping Stones Triple P supports families with special needs

    Stepping Stones Triple P gives you tips and ideas to manage the big and small problems of family life. It helps encourage behaviour you like, cope with stress and teach your child new skills.

  • The Deaf Society of NSW

    Over the past 100 years, the Deaf Society of New South Wales has been the leading provider of specialist services for Deaf and hard of hearing people and their families in New South Wales as well as deaf people with additional needs. The range of services which we deliver fall under these broad headings: Community […]

  • Vision Australia

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

  • Walking with Carers in NSW

    Walking with Carers is an information resource to support the many carers in NSW providing care and support to family members and friends who have disability, mental illness, a chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail. It provides a range of useful information, advice and contacts to assist carers including: Their rights within NSW […]

  • Women with Disabilities Australia

    The vision of Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is to improve the lives and life chances of women with disabilities.

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