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 Wellbeing or your nearest Centrelink office (an agency of the Department of Human Services).
Tel: 132 717 (local calls only)
TTY: 1800 810 586 (toll free)
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: 1300 MH CALL (1300 642255) is a confidential mental health telephone triage service that provides the first point of contact to public mental health services in Queensland.
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