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Multiple Sclerosis Society NSW
Provides specialist services and support to people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), their families and carers; and funds research into the cause of and a cure for MS.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Australia
Provides information, research and services for people with MS, their families and carers.
PolioAustralia
Provides information education and training.
Post Polio Network
Supports people who have had polio and who may be experiencing its late effects with advice, research and information.
Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Queensland
Supports children and adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.
Spina Bifida foundation Victoria
Provides members and the community with a wide range of resources for living with, managing, and preventing spina bifida.
Spina Bifida Adult Resource Team
Provides clinical consultation, education, support and preventative health strategies to adults with spina bifida across NSW, an initiative funded by NSW Health. 
Cerebral Palsy Australia
Promotes the interests, rights, roles and wellbeing of people with cerebral palsy and similar disorders.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance (formerly The Spastic Centre)
Provides services to children, teenagers and adults with cerebral palsy, and their families and carers.
Muscular Dystrophy  Australia (MDA)
Provides services for individuals and families affected by Muscular Dystrophy. The National Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre provides clinical and scientific research.
Muscular Dystrophy Association of NSW
Provides a range of services and support addressing social, educational, medical and financial needs of people with muscular dystrophy
Technical Aid to the Disabled
Designs and builds personalised custom equipment to enable people with disabilities to lead more independent lives.
The Paraplegic and Quadraplegic Association
Provides care, support and clinical services to people with spinal cord injuries, their families and carers.
Spinal Cord injuries Australia
Provides advocacy, information, accommodation, community & personal support, regional services, injury prevention, employment & intensive exercise recovery.
Cystic Fibrosis Australia
Works to ensure better standards of care and quality of life for all Australians living with Cystic Fibrosis.
Epilepsy Australia
Provides counselling, support and information.
Epilepsy Action Australia
Provides specialist epilepsy services.
Epilepsy ACT
A not-for-profit, self-help community service organisation providing services for people with epilepsy, their families and the community.
Epilepsy Association of South Australia & Northern Territory
A professional organisation providing services to people living with epilepsy  throughout South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Epilepsy Association of Tasmania Inc.
A community service organisation that provides services for people with epilepsy, their families and the community.
Epinet - Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria
Provides information, advice, support, training, counselling and practical assistance and advocacy on behalf of people with epilepsy.
Epilepsy Queensland Inc
Dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with epilepsy and their carers/families through advocacy, research, support and information.
littleposs.com - Epilepsy Queensland's website for children
Epilepsy Queensland's interactive website for children with epilepsy.
Epilepsy Society of Australia
A professional organisation for clinicians, scientists and technologists involved in the diagnosis, treatment and research of epilepsy in Australia.
 
Illness/condition specific organisations 
 
Continence Foundation of Australia
The national peak body promoting bladder and bowel health.
Parkinson's Disease
Provide information, counselling and support to people living with Parkinson's disease.
Friedreichs Ataxia Network Inc.
A Queensland based support group for people living with and affected by Friedreichs Ataxia. Provides  information for people living with Friedreichs Ataxia, their family and carers.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Australia
The national peak body for MND care and research in Australia. The MND Australia network comprises six state Associations, representing all states and territories. The MND Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) is the research arm of MND Australia.
 
State based organisations 
 
Physical Disability Australia (PDA)
Exists to convince governments to mandate laws and rules that enable the full participation of people with physical disability in all areas of society.
People with Disability Australia Incorporated (PWD)
A national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation.
People with Disabilities NSW
A peak, state wide, cross disability, advocacy organisation association located in NSW.
Tasmanians with Disabilities Inc
A consumer-driven, politically active umbrella organization of individuals and associated organizations that advocates for all people with a disability in Tasmania.
People with Disabilities ACT
A consumer-driven advocacy organisation that represents. promotes and supports the collective interests of people with disabilities in the ACT.
People with Disabilities WA
Peak disability consumer  organisation for Western Australians with a physical, intellectual, psychiatric or sensory disability via individual and systemic advocacy.
Physical Disability Council of NSW
The peak body in NSW representing people with life-long physical disability.
Physical Disability Council of Victoria
The communication link between people with a physical disability and decision makers in Government the Community and the Business sector.
Physical Disability Council of South Australia
The peak body in South Australia representing people with life-long physical disability.
Last Modified: 17/02/2015 11:15 AM