Gold Coast City Council – All areas for local activities – https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/documents/bf/active-healthy-program-full.pdf
Special Needs Library at the Nerang Library. They provide a collection of resources to assist with the development and rehabilitation of children and adults with special needs. This requires a referral from an Allied Health professional or a GP. Definitely great initiatives for the GC. http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/library/special-needs-library-10117.html
Mobility Maps for Gold Coast – https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/community/mobility-maps-43046.html
National Public Toilet Map – Website: www.toiletmap.gov.au
National Home Doctor Service – Phone: 137425 | Website: www.homedoctor.com.au
ADA Australia – Aged and Disability Advocates – 1800 818 338
Aged Care Quality Safety Commission – 1800 951 822
Beyond Blue (depression, anxiety and related disorders) – 1300 224 636
Carers Queensland – 1800 242 636
Deaf Services Queensland – 3892 8500
Department of Community, Disability Services & Seniors – 1800 080 464
Disability Information Service – 1800 177 120
Energex (power supply/outages) – 13 62 62
Gold Coast City Council Seniors and Disability Directory – 1300 465 326
Lifeline (counselling and support) – 13 11 14
Life threatening emergencies (critical or serious situations only) – 000 or from mobile 112
Meals on Wheels, Nerang – 5596 1026
Seniors One Stop Information Line (no question too big or small) – 1300 135 500
State Emergency Service – SES (flood and storm assistance – fallen trees, roof damage, floods) – 13 25 00
Transcord Community Transport Services – 5539 3733
Volunteering Gold Coast Transport – 5526 5288
The Australian Human Rights Commission – The Australian Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory organisation and report to the federal Parliament through the Attorney-General.
The National Disability Advocacy Program – The National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) provides people with disability access to effective disability advocacy that promotes, protects and ensures their full and equal enjoyment of all human rights enabling community participation.
NCAT’s Guardianship Division – NCAT’s Guardianship Division is a specialist disability division within NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal. The Division conducts hearings to determine applications about adults with a decision making disability who are incapable of making their own decisions and who may require a legally appointed substitute decision maker.
The Intellectual Disability Rights Service – The Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS) is a specialist legal advocacy service for people with intellectual disability in New South Wales. They work with and for people with intellectual disability to exercise and advance their rights.
Centrelink – At Centrelink you will find a range of services for families, carers, and people with disabilities.
Disability Support (Centrelink) – www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/people-disability
National Disability Insurance Scheme – NDIS ensures that people with disability continue to get the support they need. Learn more about NDIS if you wish to become a participant.
Department of Veteran Affairs
SES State Emergency Services