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Commonwealth Government Australian Disability Enterprises: Tasmania
Australian Disability Enterprises are commercial businesses that provide real work opportunities for people with disability. The Australian Government has created a national database of businesses
Commonwealth Government Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities, and those who provide care and services. They provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services available locally or interstate
Commonwealth Government Disability and Carers (Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)
FaHCSIA site with details of grants, funding, programs and other information to support carers of people with a disability or severe medical condition, or those who are frail or aged
Commonwealth Government Innovation Fund (Australian Government)
The Innovation Fund is a component of the Australian Government's Job Services Australia. It is designed to to address the needs of the most disadvantaged job seekers through the funding of projects that foster innovative solutions to overcoming barriers to employment. Guidelines, forms and key dates are available
Commonwealth Government JobAccess
Australian Government initiative providing advice, information and support for job seekers with a disability and for employers who are interested in employing, or currently employing, people with a disability
Commonwealth Government National Auslan Interpreter Booking and Payment Service (NABS)
NABS provides interpreters to any person who uses sign language to communicate and would like an interpreter for private medical appointments. Services operate Australia-wide and are free of charge
Commonwealth Government National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
NDIS is aimed at those who are most in need, providing long term, high quality support for people who have a permanent disability that significantly affects their communication, mobility, self-care or self-management. Includes link to a have your say forum
Commonwealth Government People with a disability (Department of Human Services)
Information and services available to help people who have an illness, injury or a disability. There is also support to assist their families or carers

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