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NDIS supports

Local Area Coordinators (LACs)

If you are aged 7 and above, Local Area Coordinators (LACs) can link you to the NDIS and to mainstream and community supports in your area. You can ask your LAC about the supports available in your community, even if you're not eligible for an NDIS support plan. Find out more about how a Local Area Coordinator may be able to assist you

Support for Indigenous Australians

Education programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

The National Indigenous Australians Agency provides expert policy leadership and advice on issues, initiatives and programs with the aim of improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education outcomes. Find out more about education and training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Support for new migrants

The Australian Education System

Information for new migrants about the education system in Australia. Find out more about education and training in Australia for new migrants

Tertiary students with disability

Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training

The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) has information and resources that you can access about university, TAFE and other registered training organisations. Learn how to be confident about getting the support you needFind out how to transition to tertiary education with autism spectrum disorder

Autism Connect - National autism helpline

Autism Connect is a free, national autism helpline, providing information to support autistic people, their families and carers, health professionals, researchers, teachers, employers and the broader community.Find out how Autism Connect can help you

National Disability Coordination Officer Program

The National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program works strategically to provide people with disability an equitable opportunity to access and participate in tertiary education and to reach their graduate employment goals. Find out more about the program and access a range of NDCO developed resources

Your disability rights in tertiary education

Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training

Universities and other educational institutions must help you if you're a student with disability. A law known as the Disability Standards for Education 2005 protects you. This law is part of the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992. Know your legal rights under the Disability Standards for Education

Australian Human Rights Commission

You are entitled to equal access to materials and general opportunities during your tertiary studies without discrimination. Read a brief guide on the Disability Discrimination Act in education

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Employment for training when you’re starting out.

Financial supports for students with disability if you are studying

Legal to find out about disability rights and advocacy.