Australian Government Disability Contacts

NDIA
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Open: Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm
Ph: 1800 800 110

 

Centrelink
Disability Services
Open: Monday - Friday  8am - 5pm
Ph: 132 717

 

Carer Gateway
Department of Social Services
Open: Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm
Ph: 1800 422 737

The Hon Stuart Robert MP
Minister for National Disability Insurance Scheme
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Ph: (07) 5500 5919


Fairwork Ombudsman
Workplace Relations Disputes
Open: Monday - Friday 8am - 5:30pm
Ph: 13 13 94


Commonwealth Ombudsman
For Complaints against Federal Government Agencies
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Ph: 1300 362 072


Human Rights Commission
National Information System
Open: Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
Ph: 1300 656 419

 

Disability Resources

National Disability Strategy 2010 - 2020
Australian Government Department of Social Services

 

Protections At Work - Fact Sheet
Australian Fairwork Ombudsman

Disability & Carers Publications & Articles
Australian Government Department of Social Services

Disability Rights Publications
Australian Human Rights Commission

Rights Of People With Disability Fact Sheet
Australian Government Attorney Generals Department

Federal Discrimination Law 2016 Edition
Australian Centre For Disability Law

Disability Discrimination Act 1992
Federal Register Of Legislation

Disability, Ageing & Carers: Summary of Findings, 2018
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Tribunals
 

Administrative Appeals Tribunal  NATIONAL
For Appealing Federal Department Decisions
Open: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Ph: 1800 228 333

Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal  VIC
Negotiation, Mediation and Hearings
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 4:30pm
Ph: 1300 018 228

New South Wales Civil & Administrative Tribunal  NSW
Administrative reviews of civil and government matters
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Ph: 1300 006 228

Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal  QLD
Open: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3pm
Ph: 1300 753 228

 

South Australian Civil & Administrative Tribunal  SA
Open: Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
Ph: 1800 723 767

State Administrative Tribunal  WA
Open: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Ph: 1300 306 017


Administrative Appeals Tribunal  TAS
Open: Monday - Friday 8;30am - 5pm
Ph: 1800 228 333

Civil & Administrative Tribunal  ACT
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 4:30pm
Ph: (02) 6207 1740

Civil & Adminstrative Tribunal  NT
Open: Monday - Friday 8:45am - 4pm
Ph: 
1800 604 622

Australian State Government Disability Contacts

ACT
The Hon Rachel Stephen-Smith MP

Minister for Disability
Ph: 
(02) 620 52661   E: stephen-smith@act.gov.au

NSW
The Hon Ray Williams MP

Minister for Disability Services
Ph: (02) 8882 9555   E: castlehill@parliament.nsw.gov.au

QLD
The Hon Coralee O'Rourke MP

Minister for Disability Services & Seniors
Ph: (07) 4766 8100   E: communities@ministerial.qld.gov.au

VIC
The Hon Martin Foley

Minister for Equality & Mental Health
Ph: (03) 9096 7500   E: martin.foley@parliament.vic.gov.au


VIC
Disability Services Commissioner

Ph: 1800 677 342     E: complaints@odsc.vic.gov.au

WA
The Hon Stephen Noel Dawson MP

Ph: (08) 6552 5800   E: minister.dawson@dpc.wa.gov.au

WA
Disabilities Services Commission

Ph: 1800 998 214     E: dsc@dsc.wa.gov.au

SA
The Hon Michelle Lensink MLC

Minister for Disabilities and Social Inclusion
Ph: (08) 8463 6560   E: dhsministerforhumanservices@sa.gov.au

SA
Department of Human Services Disabilities

Ph: (08) 8413 9050   E: enquiries@dhs.sa.gov.au

TAS
The Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development
Ph: (03) 6165 7754   E: jeremy.rockliff@parliament.tas.gov.au

Public Trustees & Advocates

Office of the Public Advocate VIC
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 4:45pm
Ph: 1300 309 337  E: opa_advice@justice.vic.gov.au

Trustee & Guardian  NSW
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Ph: 1300 364 103

Office of the Public Advocate  SA
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Ph: (08)  8342 8200  E: opa@agd.sa.gov.au

Office of the Public Advocate  WA
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 4:30pm
Ph: 1300 858 455  E: opa@justice.wa.gov.au

The Public Advocate  QLD
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Ph: (07) 3738 9513  E: public.advocate@justice.qld.gov.au

Office of the Public Guardian  TAS
Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Ph: (03) 6165 3444   E: OPG@publicguardian.tas.gov.au

Office of the Public Guardian  NT
Open: Monday - Friday. 9am - 4pm
Ph: 1800 810 979. E: public.guardian@nt.gov.au

Human Rights Commission Public Advocate. ACT
Open: Monday - Friday. 9am - 5pm
Ph: (02) 6205 2222  E: human.rights@act.gov.au

 

Support Services
 

National Debt Helpline
For assistance with debts and owing others money
Open: Monday - Friday  9;30am - 4:30am
Ph: 1800 007 007

Salvation Army
For assistance with emergency food and housing needs
Open: Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm
Ph: 13 72 58

St Vincent De Paul Society
For assistance with emergency housing
Open: 7 Days 24Hrs
Ph: 1800 825 955


Beyond Blue

Counselling & Support
Open: 7 Days 24Hrs
Ph: 1300 224 636

 

Justice Connect
Free Legal Assistance for Qualifying Clients
Ph: (03) 8636 4400  VIC
Ph: (02) 8599 2100  NSW

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