Disability Information & Referral Centre - Eastern Sydney

Misson and activities:

DIRC provides free information on services and support available to people with any type of disability who live in Eastern Sydney, NSW, Australia, their families, friends and support workers

Our organization works at the local level.

Our organization is mainly run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Accessible public transportation.
Assisting persons with intellectual disabilities.
Assistive devices.
Awareness raising.
Children with disabilities.
Coalition building and networking.
Computers and disability.
Education and vocational training.
Independent Living Skills Training.
International development and disability.
Legal aid.
Media work.
Peer support.
Personal assistance.
Recreation and travel.
Sexuality and relationships.
Universal design.
Women and disability.
Information: collection, storage and dissemination to people with disabilities from the local level to the global.
All issues affecting individuals with disabilities and extending to a view which includes the entire community.
We have cooperated with organizations in other countries before:

Email and web-based discussion of information issues for pwd in Canada, UK, Netherlands and Fiji.

Contact us:

Contact person:Ricky Onsman
Phone:61 2 9375 1444
Home page is not working: - http://www.dirc.asn.au/
Address:Cnr Queens Park & York Rds
Queens Park

This entry added: Thursday 1st April 1999. (record #143) Changed: Saturday 2nd April 2005.