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Ability Care is proud to announce its inclusion as a host provider of the Queensland Government’s ‘Your Life, Your Choice’– a key part of the planned National Disability Insurance Scheme. What is Your Life, Your Choice? Your Life, Your Choice is a funding approach that gives people with a disability and their families to have […]


Ability Care Annual Karaoke Party

It is that time of year again….. that’s right Ability Care’s annual Karaoke Party, and this year it is with a twist.   In Celebration of Disability Action Week 2013 Ability Care will be hosting a “Masquerade Party” on Monday the 9th of September, 2013.  The DJ will be spinning tracks between 10am and 2pm […]

Adam’s Wish

Adam is a 12 year old boy who has a rare form of Epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. People who have this rare form of Epilepsy do not out grow this, and it effects every aspect of their daily living. These conditions include: Behavioural and developmental delays movement and balance issues orthopedic conditions delayed language and speech […]



My name is Tanya and I have had the opportunity to receive some amazing support through Ability Care, with two amazing carers, Kate and now Trish. Ability Care’s services came at a very crucial time for my family, as Ruby who has Prader-Willi syndrome spends a lot of time in hospital, and if not in […]


Help Send Hazel to Nationals

Ability Care’s very own volunteer Krystal Hogan’s daughter Hazel, will swim toward a national title in September when she competes in the School Sports Australia Swimming and Diving championships in Adelaide. At 10 years of age, Hazel qualified for the nationals event when she placed second at the state titles in March with a time of […]


Adam’s Story

I would like to share with you our story about Adam Burley, our 12-year-old son and brother, and his battle with epilepsy. Adam was eight months old when he had his first seizure. He developed well until the age of five and a change in medication saw uncontrolled seizures for two years. We spent the next three years […]


Tax Appeal 2013 – Donate Now

Did you know that by making a tax-deductible donation to Ability Care by June 30, you’ll not only receive a tax benefit but you’ll also be helping Ability Care to support people with disabilities to live the life they want. Your tax deductable donation will go towards enhancing the quality of life of adults and children […]

Disability made the centrepiece in this year’s budget

More than any previous Federal Budget, tonight’s budget recognises and responds to the chronic underfunding of disability support services. It sets out a funding plan to establish the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – now known as DisabilityCare Australia. National Disability Services Chief Executive, Dr Ken Baker, said “This Budget has the rights of people […]