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15 March 2017

International honour for Able Australia

Leading disability service provider, Able Australia has been globally recognised for its service provision for the deafblind community.

Deafblind International...

3 March 2017

Deafblind camp 2017

Nearly 140 people with deafblindness, supporters and volunteers from across Australia headed into the wilds of eastern Victoria last weekend for the 17th Annual...

27 February 2017

Able Australia turns 50

Able Australia officially turns 50 today!

It was on this day (27 February) in 1967 that the first meeting of the Victorian Deaf Blind and Rubella Children’s...

Two boys on the couch, one making bunny ears
6 January 2017

NDIS grows in Tasmania

The rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Tasmania took an exciting new step forward on 1 January. 

NDIS support is now available to...

22 December 2016

The Sky's the Limit

Melbourne turned on a perfect summer’s day on 3 December for the annual RVAC/VMVC/Able Day in the Sky event at Moorabbin Airport.

This is one of the most...

7 December 2016

Ableart exhibition and luncheon

More than 40 donors and supporters joined us for a special luncheon last week to help celebrate International Day of People with Disability and the launch of our annual...

29 November 2016

ableart exhibition - Our World, Our Stories

On Monday 28 November Able Australia launched almost 150 works of art developed by Melburnians...

24 November 2016

Graduations for Youth With Disability

Congratulations to all of the students who graduated from our "Youth With Disability - The Future is Yours" program last week.


13 October 2016

Valuable fundraising events by Holmesglen Institute of TAFE

The Able Australia events team have been working with the next generation of event professionals through a mentoring partnership with Holmesglen Institute of TAFE –...

24 August 2016

Makeover at Bonbeach

One of Melbourne’s oldest not-for-profit community organisations has given our home in Bonbeach a remarkable makeover and turned it into a brighter, happier place for...

25 July 2016

Raffle winners announced

Our first raffle for 2016 was drawn and won at 2pm on 22 July, 2016.

The winning tickets were:

First prize (car/travel voucher to $20,000) - ticket...

21 June 2016

FundABLE success

The generosity of the people of West Moreton in Queensland shone through brightly at our FundABLE Future last week and has opened the door for the development of three new...