Here are some links that may help you to locate information, services, and products that will help to enhance and improve the quality of your life.
The Elder Abuse Prevention Unit (EAPU) was established in 1997 following the release of “A Report of the Project on Abuse of Older People” (1994) commissioned by the then Department of Family Services and Aboriginal and Islander Affairs. The unit is funded by the Department of Communities to provide a state-wide service to respond to the abuse of older people in Queensland and operates under UnitingCare Community.
Welcome to Disability Support Queensland – an online community resource for people with disabilities, and families, friends and carers – where you can access information on disability services across Queensland; connect with one another through conversation; and read up on the latest news and events across the industry. QADA is funded by the State and Commonwealth Governments to provide information, education and support to enable people to understand and exercise their rights and responsibilities, ensuring their voice is heard. QADA’s services are free, confidential and client directed. QADA operates state-wide in Queensland with a head office in Brisbane and regional offices in Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Rockhampton, Hervey Bay, Toowoomba, and the Gold Coast. QADA provides outreach services to rural and remote communities, and has a free-call information line.
Anglicare Southern Queensland is an Anglican not-for-profit organisation providing care and support services. We are a proud member of the Anglicare Australia network. We care for a cross-section of our community with our extensive support services from Aged Care, Disability Care, Counselling, Foster Care and a range of Children and Youth Services, Support for People Living with HIV, Homelessness Services, Employment and Training Services and much more. We care for the vulnerable to help them live their lives in fullness and hope. We work towards health promotion and community inclusion. Anglicare Southern Queensland provides support services from Townsville to Coolangatta and across the South West to Roma and Longreach. Spiritual and Pastoral Care is an essential component of our approach to provide support that is person-centred and meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our customers. We offer an opportunity to share and reflect on the events and challenges of life in an environment of trust and confidentiality.
A simple and secure way to access government online services including the services below
- Australian Taxation Office
- Child Support
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- My Aged Care
- My Health Record
- National Disability Insurance Scheme
My Aged Care can help you find information about the services you need and what you need to do to receive them. You will see the functions of My Aged Care expand in the future, but for now it is made up of:
- the My Aged Care website – myagedcare.gov.au
- a contact centre – 1800 200 422 open 8am to 8pm locally Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm locally on Saturday.
Note: The My Aged Care phone line is closed on Sundays and national public holidays.