Information for people with disability and carers

Disability Gateway

The Disability Gateway has information and services to help people with disability, their family, friends and carers, to find the support they need in Australia.

Useful links

NDIS information and partner organisations

Peak body organisations

  • NDS WA (National Disability Services WA)
  • DDWA (Developmental Disability WA)
  • WAAMH (Western Australian Association for Mental Health).

Employment for people with disability

Art and recreation groups and organisations

Advocacy groups

Information for carers and family members

Stallholder at the Disability in Business SundownerA carer is someone who provides unpaid personal care, support and assistance to family members and/or friends with disability, mental illness, a chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issues, or who are frail aged.

Carers make a significant difference in the lives of the people they care for, and also make an invaluable social and economic contribution through the support they provide.

Recognising and supporting carers is critical to their wellbeing, and to the wellbeing of the people they care for. The following links are provided to help guide carers to some of the services and supports that may support them in their role:

Assisted Waste Collection Service

Need help putting out your bins? The City’s Waste Services offers assistance to seniors or people with disability who are unable to take their bins out to the kerb on their bin day.

You may also be eligible for an additional 140L general waste bin if you have a medical condition that results in additional waste. A letter from a medical practitioner must accompany your application.

Contact the City on 9528 0333 or email to find out more about our Assisted Waste Collection Service. 

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