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Disability Insights event in Hobart

Disability Insights -NDIS

Join us for High Tea Come and hear what opportunities Able has for current and future NDIS participants and share insights into the Tasmanian disability sector. Tuesday 13 February 10am to 12pm Rydges Hobart Federation Room 393 Argyle Street, North Hobart RSVP: comms@ableaustralia.org.au by Friday 2 February 2024. Please let us know of any dietary […]

Christmas gifts for our clients

To help spread the festive joy this Christmas, we asked our Able Australia donors to donate towards purchasing Christmas presents and hosting festive celebrations for our clients across Australia. Below are some beautiful photos of our clients Pete and Michael with Able staff Samuel, Michael, Craig, Drew, Michael, Cathy opening up their presents on Christmas […]

Lydia goes to the Australian Open

Recently Lydia, supported by Able Australia Disability Support Worker, Christine, went to the Australian Open! Lydia and Christine had a blast exploring the and watching tennis players Maria Timofeeva from Russia and Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark battle it out live on the John Cain Arena. Image Description: from left to right, an image of Lydia […]

Spreading the festive joy with the Jimboomba Community

During the festive period, our Queensland team hosted many Christmas parties for our senior clients who are a part of our Active Living Program for Seniors (ALPS). This program offers seniors in the South East Queensland community a number of free interactive workshops, activities and events to help reduce social isolation and improve the health […]

Able QLD Team combats severe storm and power outage

On Christmas night, a severe storm in South East Queensland tore through the area, leading to a power outage at Able’s Jimboomba site. On Boxing Day, Victoria Barrett (Able’s Logan River Valley/South Coast Team Leader) visited the Jimboomba site to inspect damage and had to transfer all the Meals on Wheels food product into our chest freezers […]

Deafblind Services team day 2023

Recently we held our Deafblind Services (DBS) annual team day. The morning was spent focusing on best practice in tactile communication with presentations from Deafblind presenters, Heather Lawson, Gina Pontelandolfo and Monash University researchers who have partnered with our Centre of Excellence – Deafblind (CoE – DB) to research best practice in tactile communication. The […]