Author Archives: Able Australia

Our New Food Pantry Vehicle

We are so pleased and appreciative to acquire a new Able branded Food Services Vehicle! This vehicle represents the purchase of a program specific vehicle, for collecting grocery products from Food Bank and Second Bite Coles Supermarkets, as well as other suppliers including Woolworths and Aldi. These products are then transported to our Food Pantry […]

Able Community Project Manager wins Australian Road Safety Award!

Congratulations Jessy Byrnes and the Queensland Community Services team. Because of Jessy’s incredible work, we are proud to announce that Able, the Ipswich Police District Crime Prevention Unit and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia were successful in winning an Australian Road Safety Award for the Seniors Road Trip to Road Safety Project at Parliament House on Thursday […]

Become a Deafblind Communication Guide!

Deafblind Communication Guide Training Program 2021 Able Australia is looking for individuals who are fluent in Auslan and have a positive attitude and empathy to take part in a Deafblind Communication Guide training program. Deafblind Communication Guides provide direct one to one support to people who are deafblind. They assist them with their communication and […]

Saying Goodbye to Long-Standing Donor, Marion Jennings

It is with great sadness that we say our last goodbyes to long-standing Able supporter, Miss Marion Jennings. Miss Jennings sadly passed away last year. She had been donating to Able Australia since 2001, contributing greatly to our work to support people with disability to live the life they choose. Miss Jennings kindly left a […]

Celebrating our Volunteers – Meet Trish

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration for volunteers. From Monday 17- 23 May 2021, NVW celebrates the significant positive contribution of Australia’s volunteers. Able Australia are so grateful to all our incredible volunteers who give up their time to help vulnerable people within the community. Our volunteers are vital to us and make a huge […]