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Here are some links to other websites that you may find helpful - 
 

Government Links

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS

 

Australian Building Codes Board
Oversees issues relating to health, safety, amenity and sustainability in buildings through the creation of nationally consistent building codes, standards, regulatory requirements and regulatory systems.
www.abcb.gov.au
Phone: 1300 134 631


Australian Hearing
An Australian government agency and one of the largest hearing service providers in the world with a reputation for innovation and world-leading practices.
www.hearing.com.au
Phone: 02 9412 6800
TTY: 02 9412 6802

 

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australia's national agency for health and welfare statistics and information.
www.aihw.gov.au
Phone: 02 6244 1000

 

Centrelink
Provides information about payments and services for parents or carers who care for children with a profound disability.
http://www.centrelink.gov.au/
Phone: 131 021

 

Department of Health and Ageing
Australia's health management system, it aims to educate, support and promote all Australians about various conditions, while informing the country about certain diseases in the hope of preventing their spread, and therefore creating a healthier Australia.
www.health.gov.au
Free call: 1800 020 103

 

Department of Human Services
Improves the delivery of important government services by bringing together six agencies: Centrelink, Medicare Australia, Child Support Agency, Health Services Australia, Commonwealth Rehabilitation Services and Australian Hearing.
www.humanservices.gov.au
Phone: 1300 650 172

 

Department of Veteran Affairs
Oversees programs for veterans of Australian Defence Forces, widows, widowers and their dependants. These include income support, compensation, care and commemoration programs.
www.dva.gov.au
Phone: 133 254

 

Medicare Australia
Aims to ensure that all Australians have access to free or low-cost medical, optometrical and hospital care while being free to choose private health services and in special circumstances allied health services.
http://www.medicareaustralia.gov.au/
Phone: 13 20 11

 

Therapeutic Goods Administration
Exists to ensure that therapeutic goods are assessed for safety, quality and efficacy at a standard equal to that of comparable countries and that the Australian community has access, within reasonable time, to modern therapeutic advances. Separate Branches of the TGA are responsible for prescription drug evaluation, regulation of therapeutic devices, over-the-counter drug regulations and compliance issues, and general administration.
www.tga.gov.au
Free call: 1800 020 103

 

STATE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS

ACT

Department of Health and Community Care (ACT)
www.health.act.gov.au  
Phone: 13 2281

Disability, Housing & Community Services (ACT)
http://www.dhcs.act.gov.au/
Phone: 133427

 

NSW

NSW Health
www.health.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 02 9391 9000

Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (NSW)
www.dadhc.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 02 8270 2000

 

NT

Department of Health and Community Services (NT)
www.health.nt.gov.au
Phone: 08 8999 2400
 

QLD

Queensland Health
http://www.health.qld.gov.au/default.asp
Phone: 07 3234 0111


TAS

Department of Health and Human Services (TAS)
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au
Phone: 1300 135 513

 

VIC

Victorian Government Health Information (VIC)
www.health.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1300 650 172

 

WA

Department of Health (WA)
http://www.health.wa.gov.au/home/
Phone: 08 9222 4222

Disability Services Commission (WA)
http://www.disability.wa.gov.au/
Phone: 08 9426 9200



 

Professional Links

 

Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) 

The national peak body for the speech pathology profession in Australia.
Phone: 03 9642 4899

www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au

 

Australian Association of Social Workers 

The professional representative body of social workers in Australia.
Phone: 02 6273 0199

www.aasw.asn.au

 

Australian Rheumatology Association
A representative body for practitioners working with people with musculoskeletal and inflammatory conditions.
Phone: 02 9256 5458

www.rheumatology.org.au


The Royal Australasian College of Physicians 

A diverse organisation responsible for training, educating and representing over 9,000 physicians and paediatricians in Australia and New Zealand.
Phone: 02 9256 5444

www.racp.edu.au

 

Australian Psychological Society

The largest professional association for psychologists in Australia.
Phone: 03 8662 3300
Free Call: 1800 333 497

www.psychology.org.au

 

Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association

The peak professional body representing orthotists and prosthetists within Australia. Promotes the training, education and professional status of orthotists and prosthetists throughout Australia.
Phone: 03 9878 7154

www.aopa.org.au

 

Australasian Podiatry Council

The national professional body representing podiatrists within the State Associations and Podiatry New Zealand.
www.apodc.com.au


Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation 

The national union for nurses and the largest professional nursing organisation in Australia. The ANMF's core business is the industrial and professional representation of nurses and nursing through the activities of a national office and branches in every State and Territory.
http://anmf.org.au/
 

Royal College of Nursing Australia 

The professional voice for nurses that speak out on health issues that affect nurses and the community.
Phone: 02 6283 3400
Freecall: 1800 061 660

www.rcna.org.au



 


 

Carers Support Links

 

Aged Care Australia

Eligibility for respite care - Information about a persons eligilibity for respite care services, how much are they entitled to and what services are they entitled to.
http://www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au

 

Aged Carer
Informative website for carers of ageing family members. The website is content based with a number of interesting articles, tips and videos about ageing and care giving. 

http://www.agedcarer.com.au

 

Alzheimer's Australia
www.alzheimers.org.au

PO Box 4019
Hawker ACT 2614
Phone: 02 6254 4233
Free Call: 1800 100 500

 

Better Health Channel
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/

Freecall: 1800 126 637 Fax: 03 9096 9190

 

Carers Australia
www.carersaustralia.com.au

PO Box 73
Deakin West ACT 2600
Phone: 02 6122 9900
Fax: 02 6122 9999

 

Carers ACT
http://www.carersact.asn.au/

Information about education and training programs available through Carers ACT.
Phone: 1800 242 636

 

Centrelink
www.centrelink.gov.au

Carer Payment Special Care Receivers Income and Assets Limits - Centrelink information about income and assets limits for financial support for carers of adults and children with special care needs.


Department of Health and Ageing
www.health.gov.au

GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: 02 6289 1555
Fax: 02 6281 6946
Freecall: 1800 020 103

 

Department of Veteran Affairs
www.dva.gov.au

GPO Box 3994
Sydney NSW 2001
Phone: 133 254

 

Financial Assistance

Information about financial assistance for carers designed for young carers in Australia.

http://www.youngcarersnsw.asn.au

 

Get the Break You Need

Information about choosing the most suitable respite care and what options are available.
http://www.survivingthemaze.org.au

 

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia
www.scia.org.au/


The Samaritans
http://www.samaritans.org.au/
Samaritans is a Newcastle based charity and provides disability, youth and family services.

 

Impacts of Caring on Youth
http://www.youngcarers.net.au

Information about the impact of caring for an aged or disabled family member or friend on young carers.
 

 

Taking a Break
http://www.carersaustralia.com.au

Information about the importance of carers taking a break from caring and different respite services available in Australia.
 

Who Cares for the Carers?

Information about the financial and respite services available in NSW in several different languages including Chinese, Italian and Korean.
http://mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au

 

Young Carers
http://www.youngcarers.net.au



Financial Assistance
http://www.youngcarersnsw.asn.au

Information about financial assistance for carers designed for young carers in Australia.

 

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