Our News

2 June 2017

Deafblind Awareness Week 24-30 June

With Deafblind Awareness Week (24-30 June) just around the corner, Able Australia is warning of a serious crisis over this often misunderstood condition.  


28 March 2017

Getting Wicked in Launceston

Providing the people we support with opportunities they wouldn’t normally have is a fundamental part of what we do every day at Able...

23 March 2017

Makeover for Mitcham

It was a case of new year, new look for the residents at our house in Mitcham as they joined staff and volunteers in an exciting renovation of the property. ...

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.


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...

1 March 2017

true Inclusion

Our team in Hobart took inclusion to a new level recently when they invited one of their long-time participant to sit in on the interviewing panel for a new Disability...

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. 


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.


7 December 2016

Ableart exhibition and luncheon

More than 40 donors and supporters joined us for a special luncheon last week...

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...