Disability News: Tasmania Australia


Disability news articles stories including recent medical and health updates from the island state of Tasmania Australia.

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Information regarding Tasmania, Australia including facts and statistics, news, and information of interest for persons with disabilities residing in or visiting Tasmania.

Tasmania Disability Resources

Advocacy Tasmania, Inc.

(ATI) is an independent, non-government organization that has provided advocacy services across Tasmania to older people, and people with disabilities, since 1990 - http://www.advocacytasmania.org.au/home.htm

Tascare Society for Children

Aims to create a positive image for, and to promote the achievements of children and young adults with disabilities - http://www.tascare.asn.au

National Disability Service, Tasmania

NDS has a National Secretariat in Canberra and offices in every state and territory. - http://www.nds.org.au

Association for Children with Disability Tasmania (ACD)

ACD's existence and direction is dictated by the needs of children with disabilities and their families - http://www.acdtas.com.au

DHHS Disability Services

Disability Services aims to deliver a range of services from accommodation to information for the health and well being of people with disabilities in Tasmania - http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/service_information/disability/disability_services

Arthritis Tasmania

Tasmania's central online source of information on arthritis, osteoporosis and associated conditions - http://www.arthritistasmania.com.au

Brain Injury Association of Tasmania

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is a non-government, state-wide, not-for-profit organization that has a range of members - http://www.biat.org.au

Cerebral Palsy Tasmania

A not for profit organization helping Tasmanian's with disabilities - http://www.cptas.org.au

Statistics: Tasmania Disability

In Tasmania 1,132 people used Accommodation Support services in the year 2007. During this same year, 2,451 people used Community support, 320 people used Respite services, and 2,318 people used Employment services. In Australia as a whole during 2007, 245,746 people used similar services.

Latest Tasmania Publications

New legislation enacted to recognize and honor rights of people living with a disability in Tasmania Australia.

People with disability would benefit from the launch of the National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS in Tasmania Australia.

New offices in Wellington Street North Hobart will help improve care for people with acquired brain injury and disabilities.

Tasmania first state in Australia to deliver disability services through the Gateway model.

Secretary to Cabinet Cassy OConnor expects to table new disability services legislation in the Spring sitting of State Parliament.

Tasmania is leading national efforts to address workforce issues in the disability services sector as part of the new National Disability Agreement.

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