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Additional Resources

Information in Other Formats

The handbook can be made available in various formats.

To obtain a copy in the format you require, please telephone the Companion Card NSW Information Line on Free Call 1800 893 044 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information in Other Languages

This handbook can be made available in various languages. To obtain a copy in the language you require, please telephone the Companion Card NSW Information Line on Free Call 1800 893 044 or email

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Additional Resources

For further information regarding other disability services

People with Disability website

www.pwd.org.au

People with Disability provides:

information services, individual and group advocacy, systemic advocacy and education and training

Telephone: (02) 9370 3100

Toll Free: 1800 422 015

TTY: (02) 9318 2138

TTY Toll Free: 1800 422 016

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Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care website

www.dadhc.nsw.gov.au

The NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care funds programs and services that provide people with disability, opportunities to participate in community life.

Telephone: (02) 8270 2000

TTY: (02) 8270 2167

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Yellow Pages

See 'Disability Services and Support

Organisations' in the Yellow Pages.

For further information regarding Disability Discrimination and Your Rights

Disability Discrimination is unlawful under state and federal laws. If you feel that you have been discriminated against, you may be

able to get further information and advice from the following resources:

Legal Aid NSW provides a range of services to people who need advice, assistance and representation, and who qualify for legal aid.

Telephone 1300 888 529

NSW Disability Discrimination Legal Centre was set up in 1994 to help people with disability to use disability discrimination laws. Their role is to provide accurate and easy to comprehend advice to people with disability in NSW who want to make a complaint of disability discrimination.

Telephone: 1800 800 708 (NSW only)

TTY: (02) 9310 4320

Australian Human Rights Commission undertakes a wide range of activities to assist individuals and organisations to understand their rights and meet their legal responsibilities.

Telephone: (02) 9284 9600

General enquiries and publications: 1300 369 711

TTY: 1800 620 241

Privacy

The information supplied to the Companion Card NSW program will be recorded and stored in a database and used solely for the purposes of administering the Companion Card program and, where consent is given, for evaluation purposes. The information collected can be accessed via a Freedom of Information Request.

You will not be sent any material that is not directly related to the Companion Card program. The information will not be shared, used or disclosed to anyone who is not involved in the administration, implementation or evaluation of the program.

The information supplied will be handled in accordance with the privacy principles contained in the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.

For more information about privacy, you can refer to:

Privacy NSW

www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au