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Useful links: arts and disability

Below are just a few of the many organisations in Victoria offering support to people with disability. 

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Victoria’s first online community for and by people with a disability.

Go to the DiVine website

Nightlife Disability Services

Nightlife is a new website that provides a flexible night time service for people with disabilities living in their own homes in the Southern region of Melbourne. To find out more and watch the Nightlife Promotional visit the website.

Go to the NDS website

Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU)

DARU is a statewide service established to resource the disability advocacy sector in Victoria.

Go to the DARU website

Better Hearing Australia

Better Hearing Australia (Victoria) is the only service in Victoria that provides free, independent and professional information and advice on managing hearing loss. We are a non-profit charity organisation funded by the state government.

Go to the Better Hearing Australia (Victoria) website


SANE Australia is a national charity working for a better life for people affected by mental illness – through campaigning, education and research.

Go to the SANE website

Scope Victoria

Scope is one of the largest providers of services to people with a disability in Victoria, and one of the largest not-for-profit organisations in Australia. 

Go to the Scope Victoria website

Vision Australia (Vic)

Vision Australia offers a diverse range of services whch are tailored to a person’s level of vision. Most of their services are provided free of charge. 

Go to the Vision Australia (Victoria) website


VicDeaf is the primary source of reference, referral, advice and support for deaf adults in Victoria. Vicdeaf works collaboratively with a variety of mental health, legal and employment providers, welfare agencies and government departments.

Go to the VicDeaf website

Carers Victoria

Carers Victoria is the peak body in Victoria representing and advocating for family carers of people with disability, chronic or mental illness or who are frail aged. 

Go to the Carers Victoria website