Author Archives: Able Australia

Able Australia Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Two Able Australia staff and two Queensland Police Officers at the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Able Australia display

15 June 2018. On Friday 15 June, the Able Australia Active Living Program for Seniors (ALPS) team held a successful community event to celebrate the contribution of seniors in the community and recognise World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). The ALPS team organises, promotes and attends many events in Queensland focused on the active involvement […]

Able’s Cathy Staughton Selected To Feature Art On Melbourne Tram

Two Yarra Trams staff, Able client Cathy Staughton and another artist standing in front of a Yarra Trams tram.

22 May 2018. As part of the inaugural 2018 Yarra Trams Community Partnerships program in Victoria, Able client Cathy Staughton was given the honour of having her artwork featured on one of Melbourne’s trams. Through a partnership between Yarra Trams and Arts Project Australia, Cathy is one of two artists who currently have their artwork […]

Targa Tasmania Car Visits Able Australia Launceston

Able client Harald and Peter Roberts in a Skyliner car

18 May 2018. Harald Tanner has primarily spoken of two subjects since joining Able Australia’s Young Adult Program last year – sports cars and Doctor Who. While he has plans to build his own Tardis, the 22-year-old had the opportunity to explore his other passion further on Friday as a 2018 Targa Tasmania car visited Able Australia’s Launceston office. To read the full story, click […]

Able Australia Clients Share Stories of Digital Accessibility

Members of Able Australia and National Australia Bank (NAB)

15 March 2018. Able Australia clients, Steve Ripley and Paola Avila, were recently invited to share their personal stories of digital accessibility with almost 200 NAB staff working in Melbourne and Sydney. Their presentations formed part of an ongoing series run by NAB designed to enhance their workforce’s awareness and consideration of people with hearing […]

17th Deafblind International World Conference 2019

Hosted by Able Australia, the 17th Deafblind International World Conference will be held on the Gold Coast. The conference will offer the most up to date information on Accessibility, Communication & Technology.. Event Date: Monday 12th August – Friday 16th August. Location: Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, 158 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Queensland. For more information, […]