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Disability News: Tasmania Australia

  • Synopsis: Last Revised/Updated: 2016-07-17 - 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 -

Tascare Society for Children

Aims to create a positive image for, and to promote the achievements of children and young adults with disabilities -

National Disability Service, Tasmania

NDS has a National Secretariat in Canberra and offices in every state and territory. -

Association for Children with Disability Tasmania (ACD)

ACD's existence and direction is dictated by the needs of children with disabilities and their families -

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 -

Arthritis Tasmania

Tasmania's central online source of information on arthritis, osteoporosis and associated conditions -

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 -

Cerebral Palsy Tasmania

A not for profit organization helping Tasmanian's with disabilities -

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
1 - Improved Disability Legislation Takes Effect in Tasmania - David O'Byrne, MP - Acting Minister for Human Services.
2 - Disability Sector Urged to Back NDIS Launch in Tasmania - Tasmanian Government.
3 - Big Day for Tasmanians with a Disability - Tasmanian Government.
4 - Gateway System for Disability Services - Tasmania, Australia - Cassy O'Connor, MP Secretary To Cabinet.
5 - Disability Services Legislation - Tasmania, Australia - Cassy O'Connor, MP - Secretary To Cabinet.
6 - Building the Disability Workforce - Lin Thorp, MLC.
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