State and territory government disability agencies
Payments and services if you live with a disability plus resources for other help and support available in the community
The NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME (NDIS) supports people with disability around Australia.
- Western Australia: WA Department of Communities – Disability services
Carer Gateway is for anyone who is a paid or unpaid carer. Carer Gateway is a Federal Government initiative that provides practical information and advice, services and support, free counselling and a community carer forum.
Carers Australia is the national peak body representing Australia’s carers. It delivers a range of essential national carer services including advocating for policy change.
A Federal Government initiative, the Disability Gateway has information and services to help people with disability, their family, friends and carers, to find the support they need in Australia.
MyTime is for parents and carers of children under 18 who need a higher level of care than other children because of disability, chronic medical condition, or other additional needs. The groups meet to socialise and learn more about services and supports in their area. Groups are facilitated by professionals with disability and parenting expertise.
Kindship is the first social networking app built by and exclusively for parents raising children with disabilities, delays, and neurodiversity.
LiveWire – Powered by Starlight
A free online community connecting teens living with illness or disability, and their siblings, in Australia or New Zealand.
Source Kids magazine
Source Kids is Australia’s first magazine and online media channel for parents, carers and professionals of children with special needs