Section 7- Other resources

 

Agencies listed below provide support, information or legal assistance on capacity issues. Agencies are listed in alphabetical order.

People who are Deaf or hard of hearing use the national relay service to contact any number below unless a TTY number is specified call: 133 677.

People with speech impairments use the national relay service speak and listen service 1300 555 727.

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Advance Care Planning Australia
Ph: 1300 208 582
www.advancecareplanning.org.au

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
Toll free: 1800 951 822
www.agecarequality.gov.au

Ageing and Disability Commission
Toll free: 1800 628 221
www.ageingdisabilitycommission.nsw.gov.au

AIDS Dementia and HIV Psychiatric Service ADAHPS
Ph: 9382 951 822
www.health.nsw.gov.au/adahps

Australian Centre for Disability Law
Ph: 1800 800 708 (NSW only)
www.disabilitylaw.org.au

Australian Financial Complaints Authority
Toll free: 1800 931 678
www.afca.org.au

Australian Medical Association
Ph: 6270 5400
www.ama.com.au

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)
Ph: 1800 227 328
www.autismspectrum.org.au

Benevolent Society
Ph: 1800 236 762
www.benevolent.org.au

Carers NSW
Ph: 1800 242 636
www.carersnsw.asn.au

Council for Intellectual Disability
Ph: 1800 424 065
www.cid.org.au

Council on the Ageing NSW (COTA)
Ph: 9286 3860/1800 449 102
www.cotansw.com.au

Dementia Australia
Ph: 1800 100 500
www.dementia.org.au

Disability Advocacy NSW
Ph: 1300 365 085
www.disabilitycouncil.nsw.gov.au

Diversity Services - NSW Department of Communities and Justice
Ph: 8688 7507
www.justice.nsw.gov.au/diversityservices

Fair Trading NSW
Ph: 13 32 20
www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

Guardianship Tribunal of NCAT
Ph: 1300 006 228
www.ncat.nsw.gov.au

Health Care Complaints Commission
Toll free: 1800 043 159
www.hccc.nsw.gov.au

HIV/AIDS Legal Centre NSW
Ph: 9206 2060
www.halc.org.au

Information and Privacy Commission NSW
Ph: 1800 472 679
www.ipc.nsw.gov.au

Intellectual Disability Rights Service
Head Office: 9265 6300
Southern Office: 4228 4040
Hunter Office: 4926 5643
Justice Support: 1300 665 908
www.idrs.org.au

LawAccess NSW
Ph: 1300 889 529
131 450 Telephone Interpreter Service
www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au

Law Society of NSW
Ph: 9926 0333
www.lawsociety.com.au

Legal Aid Mental Health Advocacy Service
Ph: 9745 4277
www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au

Mental Health Carers NSW
Info line: 9332 0700/1300 554 660
www.mentalhealthcarersnsw.org

Mental Health Coordinating Council
Ph: 9555 8388
www.mhcc.org.au

Mental Health Review Tribunal
Ph: 9816 5955
www.mhrt.nsw.gov.au

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW
Ph: 1800 629 072
www.mdaa.org.au


Multicultural NSW

Interpreting and translation including Auslan
Ph: 1300 651 500
www.multicultural.nsw.gov.au

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of NSW
Ph: 1800 042 138
www.ms.org.au


National Association of Community Legal Centres
Ph: 9264 9595
www.naclc.org.au


National Association of people with HIV Australia
Ph: 8568 0300/1800 259 666
www.napwa.org.au


National Relay Service
TTY/Voice calls: 133 677
Speak and Listen: 1300 555 727
SMS Relay: 0423 677 767


NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
Toll free: 1800 035 544
www.ndiscommission.gov.au

NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) which consists of the following divisions:

  • Administrative and equal opportunity

  • Consumer and Commercial

  • Guardianship

Ph: 1800 006 228 (select appropriate number)
www.ncat.nsw.gov.au

NSW Health
Ph: 8391 9000
www.health.nsw.gov.au

NSW Trustee and Guardian
Ph: 1300 364 103
www.tag.nsw.gov.au

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Ph: 1300 363 992
www.oiac.gov.au

Office of the Legal Services Commission
Ph: 1800 242 958
TTY: 9377 1855
www.olsc.nsw.gov.au

Ombudsman NSW
Ph: 9286 1000/1800 451 524
www.ombo.nsw.gov.au

One Door
Ph: 1800 843 539
www.onedoor.org.au

People with Disability Australia
Ph: 9370 3100/1800 422 015
TTY: 9318 2138/1800 422 016
www.pwd.org.au

Physical Disability Council of NSW
Ph: 9552 1606/1800 688 831
www.pdcnsw.org.au

Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC)
Ph: 8898 6500
www.piac.asn.au

Public Guardian NSW
Ph: 8688 2650
www.publicguardian.justice.nsw.gov.au

Real Estate Institute of NSW
Ph: 9264 2343
www.reinsw.com.au

Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health
Ph: 6363 8444
www.crrmh.com.au

Self Advocacy Sydney Inc
Ph: 9622 3005
www.sasinc.com.au

Seniors Rights Service
Ph: 1800 424 079
www.seniorsrightsservice.org.au

Supreme Court of NSW
Ph: 9230 8111
www.supremecourt.nsw.gov.au

Synapse
Ph: 1800 673 074
www.synapse.org.au

Tenants Union of NSW - Tenants' Advice and Advocacy Service
Tenants Hotline: 1800 251 101
www.tenants.org.au

Transcultural Mental Health
Toll free: 1800 011 511
www.dhi.health.nsw.gov.au/transcultural-mental-health-centre

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