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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 […]

Disability Support Worker Spotlight – Siam

At Able Australia, we have over 600 staff and 200 volunteers who work tirelessly to provide our clients the highest quality of support and continuously seek to improve the consistency of our service delivery. We are so grateful for our amazing staff who embody our values of trust, respect, excellence and kindness, contributing to creating […]

Congratulations Able Board Treasurer, Peter Reilly OAM

Peter Reilly at Government House to receiving his Order of Australia medal

Able Australia’s Board Treasurer, Peter Reilly was awarded an Order of Australia as part of this year’s Australia Day Honours list and received his medal from Victoria’s Governor General The Hon. Linda Dessau AC at Government House last week. Peter’s inclusion in this year’s Australia Day Honours list recognises his service to the community through […]

Dual Sensory Impairment in the aging client

Able Australia’s Dr Meredith Prain, National Head of Research and Centre of Excellence – Deafblind together with Dr Bronwen Scott, Orientation and Mobility Specialist discuss dual sensory impairment in the aging client in Audiology Now. Deafblindness is “a unique and isolating sensory disability resulting from the combination of both hearing and vision loss or impairment.” […]