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Advocacy information

Australian Centre for Disability Lawdisabilitylaw.org.au
Autism Asperger’s Advocacy Australia (A4)a4.org.au
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealandasan-au.org
Blind Citizens Australiabca.org.au
Brain Injury Australiabraininjuryaustralia.org.au
Children and Young People with Disability Australiacyda.org.au
Deaf Australiadeafaustralia.org.au
Deafness Forum of Australiadeafnessforum.org.au
Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)da.org.au
First Peoples Disability Network (FPDN)fpdn.org.au
Human Rights Council of Australiahrca.org.au
Inclusion Australia (National Council on Intellectual Disability – NCID)inclusionaustralia.org.au
Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS)idrs.org.au
Mental Health AustraliamhAustralia.org
National Disability Servicesnds.org.au
National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)neda.org.au
People With Disability Australiapwd.org.au
Physical Disability Australia (PDA)pda.org.au
Short Statured People of Australiasspa.org.au
Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA)wwda.org.au

8.1 Tasmanian advocacy providers

Advocacy providersWebsites
Advocacy Tasmania Inc.advocacytasmania.org.au
Autism Tasmaniaautismtas.org.au
Blind Citizens Tasmaniabca.org.au
Citizen Advocacycitizenadvocacy
Disability Voices Tasmaniadisabilityvoicestasmania
Speak Out Association of Tasmaniaspeakoutadvocacy.org
The Association for Children with Disability (TAS) Inc.acdtas.com.au

Additional Resources

Beyond Blue

Mental health and wellbeing organisation supporting those affected by anxiety, depression and suicide.  

Call 1300 224 636

1800 Respect

Support and information for anyone affected by sexual assault, or domestic or family violence.

Call 1800 737 732


24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention.

Call 13 11 14

Sexual Assault Support Service Inc (SASS)

Southern-based community service organisation providing support and information to survivors of sexual abuse.

Call 1800 697 877 (1800 MYSUPPORT)
or 03 6231 0044

Laurel House

Northern and north-western-based sexual abuse and sexual assault support service.

Call 03 6334 2740 or 03 6431 9711


Free legal advice for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse.

Call 1800 605 762

Kids Helpline

A free, confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Call 1800 55 1800


Call 13 92 76 (24 hours/7 days) to talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter.