AGL Staying connected program
Across the board in all the States and Territories of Australia it’s a good idea to check one’s own Local Government Council website for disability support, concessions (e.g. 6 monthly swimming passes), respite (in-home care, personal care, social support etc).
Links to information about Autism Spectrum Disorders
Goods Services and social Support
Get ready for digital TV – apply now for assistance to switch to digital TV. To apply for the Household Assistance Scheme, please call the Dept of Human Services on 1800 556 443 between 8am and 5pm Mon-Fri. The Dept of Human Services is delivering Centrelink services and assisting with the delivery of the program to all eligible households, including eligible Veterans’ Affairs customers.
Medicare safety net information
Find an Occupational Therapist
Find a Speech Therapist
Find a Behavioural Optometrist
Find a Psychologist
Find a Carer
Support group for families of those with a developmental disability or brain injury
Continence Aids Payment Scheme
Update your Child’s Education Details – “…Some families may need to check or update their child’s education details with us so we can pay them the right amount of Schoolkids Bonus. We’ll contact you if you need to do this.
- You need to tell us if your child is starting primary school or secondary study, or finishing secondary study.
- If you need to update your child’s details you can do this by using your One Time Access Code we sent to you. You do not need to be a user of Centrelink Online Services. Alternately, if you are registered for Centrelink Online Services, you can log on to update your child’s details using the ‘log on’ button at the top of this page. …”More info:
Reclink Australia is a charitable organisation whose mission is to provide sporting, social and arts activities to enhance the lives of people experiencing disadvantage. Reclink Australia has been described by the Federal government as a tremendously successful model of social inclusion.
ID app to help locate missing children
Medicare Benefits Information (updated every 6 – 12 months)
Australian Securities & Investment Commission – No or low interest loans – Australia-wide
Livewire – support for kids with a disability aged 10yrs-21yrs and their siblings.
Every Australian Counts – help support the NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme