Author Archives: Able Australia

Able Australia an approved Motor Accidents Insurance Board Service provider

MAIB Service Provider

Able Australia is proud to announce we have been selected as an approved Motor Accidents Insurance Board (MAIB) service provider. As a result, Able will now support MAIB clients with support programs. The MAIB is a Tasmanian Government Enterprise (GBE). The objective of the MAIB is to administer the funding and payment of Tasmania’s compulsory […]

Our New Seniors Intergen Connections Program

On 31 January, Able Australia hosted our first Intergen Connections session in Raceview. This program is all about seniors spending a couple of hours a morning each week with kindergarten kids, helping them learn and play. Research shows that this time is of huge benefit to both seniors and children. In the early years, children […]

Michael Takes a Historic Train Trip in Tasmania

Michael is an Able Australia client and attends our Lifestyle Choices program in Tasmania four days a week.  Able’s Lifestyle Choices program includes day programs, outings in the community, travelling as a group to a program, events and day trips.  Michael travelled with a group to Devonport to attend Don River Railway, Tasmania. The train […]

Welcome to our new Chief People Officer

Chief People Officer

We are excited to announce the appointment of our new Chief People Officer Meagan Downie Knowles who joined our team last week. Welcome to #TeamAble Meagan. We asked Meagan a few questions as you will read her energy shines through. What drew you to work at Able? I have spent the bulk of my career […]

Launching Lasting Letters Program for Seniors

On Friday 20 January Able Australia Services, working with the Scenic Rim Regional Council, launched Lasting Letters program for seniors. Lasting Letters is a fun and free way for Able Australia and the Scenic Rim Regional Council to help reduce social isolation for those over 60 in our community. It is well recognised that when […]

Creative Arts Therapy Group Program is back!

Able Australia’s Creative Arts Therapy Group program is back! Come along to our group program designed to support adults with intellectual disabilities experiencing social isolation. This program includes a range of creative arts such as movement, art, dance and sound as a vehicle to explore social connectedness, build self-confidence, promote autonomy and enhance overall quality […]

St Kilda Day Out With The Deafblind Community

Bec Swansson, Able Australia’s Deafblind Services manager, has created a 12-month Recreational Program for clients who use our deafblind services and the wider deafblind community via Deafblind Victoria. We also extended the invitation to the deaf/deafblind people who frequent Able’s Day services, as they are part of our deafblind community too. Each month, the group […]