Author Archives: Able Australia

Official Opening of The New Northcote Day Centre

Northcote Day Centre for adults with disability

26 February 2020 On Wednesday the 26th of February Able Australia’s Northcote Day Centre was officially opened by Cr Susan Rennie, Mayor of the City of Darebin. We were joined by clients, donors, supporters, as well as Dr Helen Nugent, Chair of the NDIS and Ms Kat Theophanous, Member for Northcote. Throughout the evening we […]

Able wins Ipswich District Community Safety Crime Prevention Award

12 November 2019. Recently Able Australia’s Active Living Program for Seniors (ALPS) was nominated for the 2019 Ipswich District Community Safety Crime Prevention Awards. Last week, ALPS took out the winner in the Community Engagement category!  ALPS is an outreach community support program designed to connect older people with locally delivered initiatives and activities.Thank you to everyone […]

Able Clients Dance in Creative Community Project

26 September 2019. This month clients of Able Australia have been involved in a community theatre event. The Re-Embody Project is organised by Interweave Arts and was part of the Junction Arts Festival in Launceston this month. In preparation for the event, organisers from Interweave Arts joined Able clients at the Young Adult Program (YAP) centre once […]

Carla Anderson inducted to the 2019 Victorian Disability Award, Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll

28 August 2019. Carla Anderson, Director – Centre of Excellence Deafblind at Able Australia joins the Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll as part of the 2019 Victorian Disability Award. This award is one in a long list of accolades Carla has received over her career spanning close to 40 years. Carla is a Member of the […]

Check out our video launched recently at the Deafblind International Conference

26 August 2019. See how Joe, Michael and Alisha are removing accessibility barriers with the support of Able’s deafblind services. Check out the video on the About us page. About us Everyday Able Australia provides services and support to enable people with dual sensory loss to live the life they choose. Joe is helping his dream […]

Able Australia celebrates Queensland Seniors Week 2019

20 August 2019. Able Australia hosted a Gala Luncheon and Expo in Ipswich in celebration of Queensland Seniors Week and what a tremendous success it turned out to be. With over 200 seniors attending, 37 organisations as exhibitors and the wonderful entertainment of Graham Hobson the Ipswich Civic Centre was buzzing. A special appearance from […]