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Deafblind Rec Program visits the Collingwood Farm

On 27 April, participants of our Deafblind Recreation Program, along with their supports went to the Collingwood Children’s Farm! Able Australia’s Deafblind Rec Program is a 12-month 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 […]

Herbert Smith Freehills Event – Experiencing Art in a New Way

On 11 May 2023, Able Australia had the pleasure of inviting Herbert Smith Freehills staff to experience art with a new perspective at their lunch event. We had four interactive stands on offer for Herbert Smith Freehills staff to engage in. Able’s Creative Art Therapist, Helena, held a stand all about how movement and dance […]

St Patrick’s Day Celebration Event

Able Australia’s Day Service in Camberwell successfully hosted a record-breaking crowd at our St Patrick’s Day event. Clients from our Day Centres and Able supported homes were invited, along with their families and staff. This all-day event featured many fun activities for our clients to get involved in, such as a potato-on-spoon race, St Paddy’s […]

The National Disability Insurance Scheme, not yet adequately addressing the inequity in provision of disability services in Australia

The National Disability Insurance Scheme, not yet adequately addressing the inequity in provision of disability services in Australia One of the driving forces behind the ‘Every Australian Counts’ campaign to establish a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was the inequity of disability service provision, between States, Territories and regions. Approaching its 11th year of implementation, […]