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Daniel and Ainslie at Able's 50th birthday celebration in Tasmania
6 November 2017

Able Australia celebrates 50 years

Tasmania may have only been along for one-fifth of Able Australia’s 50-year journey, but that hasn’t stopped it from joining in the celebrations. The disability service...

Launceston's Stompin shares dance with Able Australia
1 November 2017

Launceston's Stompin shares dance with Able Australia

A successful dance pilot project could see people of all abilities embracing their inner stomp. Stompin Youth Dance Company launched its first integrated dance project in...

Kaye Collard
26 October 2017

Kaye Collard, Able CEO to step down

After being involved with Able Australia as a donor, Board member, Secretary, Treasurer, Chairperson and finally CEO for the past 37 years, Kaye Collard will be stepping...
26 August 2017

National crisis over misunderstood condition

Able Australia is warning of a serious crisis over this often misunderstood condition.  
 
More than 300,000 Australians currently live...
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.  

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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.

Deafblind...

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. 

NDIS...

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