Opening All Options
Information and resources about learning disabilities (LD), relevant to staff and students.
A series of study guides for tertiary students with diverse needs including learning disabilities, psychiatric conditions and sensory impairments. Developed by the University of Melbourne and Australian Catholic University.
Queensland Advocacy Incorporated
Community-based systems advocacy and legal advocacy organisation.
Tel: 1300 130 582 or +61 7 3844 4200
Fax: +61 7 3844 4220
Investigate financial support for eligible students under a variety of schemes. Application forms, information and assistance can be obtained from Student Life and Learning or your nearest Centrelink office (an agency of the Department of Human Services).
Address: 5 Maud Street, Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
Tel: 132 717 (local calls only)
TTY: 1800 810 586 (toll free)
Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service (CRS)
Details programs to assist people with disabilities to prepare for employment, undertake training, or re-enter employment. Referrals are obtained through Centrelink.
Address: 26 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
Tel: +61 7 5459 8800
Community Mental Health Services
Specialised assessment and support for adults who are experiencing mental health problems. Multidisciplinary teams provide information, assessments, advice, and management.
Tel: +61 7 5459 6900 (Coast - Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia)
Tel: +61 7 5450 4700 (Hinterland - Nambour, Queensland, Australia)
Tel: +61 7 5489 8777 (Gympie, Queensland, Australia)
Community Health Centres
Access to community nurses, social workers, and other allied health professionals.
Tel: +61 7 5459 6901 (Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia)
Tel: +61 7 5436 8552 (Caloundra, Queensland, Australia)
Tel: +61 7 5449 5944 (Noosa, Queensland, Australia)
Tel: +61 7 5450 4750 (Nambour, Queensland, Australia)
Tel: +61 7 5470 6869 (Sunshine Coast Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Services ATODS)
Disability Information Service
Disability information and referral service provided by Disability Services Queensland.
Tel: +61 7 3224 8444
TTY: +61 7 3877 8226
Disability Services Queensland (DSQ)
State government funding and provision of disability services for eligible individuals and organisations.
Address: 12 King Street, Caboolture, Queensland, Australia
Tel: +61 7 5431 2250
Vision Australia Blindness and Low Vision Services
Information and assistance for people who are blind or vision impaired, including assessment and referral to community agencies, and recreational and residential support.
Address: Shop 1, Fountain House, 19 George Street, Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
Tel: 1300 847 466 and ask for Maroochydore