Organisations We Support
We work with various organisations around Australia to create a future where all Australians with disability have access to housing that meets their individual needs.
ADAPT Housing is a Queensland and New South Wales based specialist disability housing provider, offering solutions on a national scale. ADAPT is an innovative housing provider developing new build Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) for participants on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). They have established a strong presence in the disability sector, working closely on a national level with care providers and support services. Currently ADAPT is working with over 40 support service providers to help maximise tenancy procurement and peace of mind accommodation for participants. If you have a SDA house that needs tenanting, we recommend Adapt Housing.
SDA Conferences and Events – partner to NDISLINK Events and Conferences, is a National Information, Network and Events organisation, part of Jazcorp’s umbrella organisation.
Under the NDISDA Network Membership, both information and event organisations work closely with local governments, industry experts, bodies and providers across Australia and host Seminars, Workshops, Conferences and Networking events in each State. NDIS Registered Providers, SDA Providers, SIL Providers, Property Developers, and stakeholders can remain regularly updated, educated, connected and informed at all events.
Seminar and conference programs are carefully researched and designed to meet the needs of Participants, SDA providers and stakeholders where delegates can safely address real issues and challenges and experiences can be heard. Professionals at these events can also form new business relationships and walk away better equipped in decision-making processes.
Aruma launched in 2019 after a rebranding of House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation – two great organisations with over 100 years of combined experience. Aruma supports over 5,000 customers throughout Eastern Australia in both metro and regional centres. They specialise in many different disability services including Home and Living supports covering SIL (Supported Independent Living), SDA (Specialist Disability Accommodation), ILO (Independent Living Options) and shared support. The majority of Aruma’s customers have intellectual disabilities and global and spectrum disorders but they work with anyone with a disability they feel they can best help. Although they manage some of their own SDA properties, Aruma primarily collaborate with other Housing Providers for SDA for their customers.
QLD, NSW, VIC, ACT
OTuition offer self-paced, online courses that support allied health professionals working in the NDIS space to build their knowledge and further support participants. OTuition was created by Optimal Living Therapy to facilitate industry-wide collaborative learning, to provide access to high-quality learning on demand, and provide the opportunity to be taught by industry leaders. Optimal Living Therapy is a registered NDIS provider for Occupational Therapy and their other key areas of expertise are providing consultation, eligibility assessments and certifications for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).
The Housing Hub is a way for people with disability to find suitable housing. Advertising properties from a range of housing providers, the Housing Hub covers all of Australia. Properties listed by housing providers may include existing Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), new SDA builds, non-SDA supported accommodation, private rental and properties for sale. The Housing Hub was created by the Summer Foundation as a pilot project in 2017 with funding from the Department of Social Services (DSS) Sector Development Fund. As well as connecting housing seekers with suitable housing, the Housing Hub plays an essential role in capturing the sorts of housing people are seeking, so that information about housing demand can be provided to the government and developers, leading to more accessible housing builds.
Inclusive Living offer an extensive range of Height Adjustable Lifting Systems/Assistive Technology by Granberg of Sweden who have been designing and developing innovative products for over six decades. They help to create accessible, functional, usable and safe environments. How? By reducing barriers, making it easier, safer, and more convenient for people of all ages with varying abilities or with different equipment requirements to perform everyday tasks and activities. Inclusive Living’s range includes adjustable lifting systems for wall cabinets, worktops, island benches, appliance lifts, wardrobe lifts, washbasin brackets, nursing tables and sinks.
Sadhana Constructions is a boutique builder for people who demand more from their builders. They offer a turn-key, design and construct service best suited to property developers looking to maximise value in their builds. They are a small, elite team for the purpose of achieving one single goal: to set a new standard for value for money, quality and speed of residential construction. Their philosophy is to create lifetime clients who build with them regularly and so their service is honest, upfront, and completely transparent.
Freedom Motors was founded in 1997 and have grown to become the premier vehicle modifier for wheelchair access Australia wide. They bring the most innovative and reliable wheelchair transportation solutions to the market. They design, manufacture and install lowered floors, ramps and hoists to private and commercial vehicles.
Insurance Advisernet has developed an Insurance programme designed specifically for SDA properties. They understand the risks associated and how Insurance Companies approach these unique dwellings. This cover can be designed to meet your needs with Property, Loss of Rental Income and Public Liability components. Insurance Advisernet’s expertise extends to NDIS and other Care related sectors. Within the company there is over 60 years’ experience in the Insurance industry that they want to share to help you protect your assets and livelihood. This is a constantly evolving sector and you need an Insurance Adviser to help you understand and mitigate the risks, and then source the right level of insurance cover to meet your needs. Contact Insurance Advisernet to discuss your SDA home or NDIS Insurance needs.
Established in 2018, Builder Background Checks is a one-stop-shop that uncovers hard-to-find due diligence data on Australian builders. If you’re about to build, are considering purchasing a recently-constructed property, Builder Background Checks offer an invaluable service. They are not a builder referral service, but an independent consumer research agency. Homeowners embarking on a building project often feel out of their depth and can be overwhelmed by industry jargon, regulation, registration, permit and insurance laws. And as a consequence often rush the all-important appointment of the builder process, one of if not the single most important aspect of building a home. Their aim is to help you avoid unpleasant surprises by uncovering complete builder reputation data.
HomeGuardian’s award-winning artificial intelligence has been specifically taught to understand the differences between normal and abnormal behaviour. For example, it’s normal to lie on the couch, it’s not normal to lie on the floor. Once an incident (like a fall) has been detected, HomeGuardian enters an automatic alert cycle. It will notify up to 3 emergency contacts within 2 seconds to ensure an individual has access to the post-fall care they deserve.
Gold Coast, QLD
Freedom Building Design specialise in the bespoke residential market, including Specialist Disability Accommodation.
As Building Designers and Project Managers, Freedom use their relationships with all external consultants including Building Certifiers, SDA Certifiers, Town Planners, Structural Engineers etc to ensure their client’s SDA project’s best outcome from inception to completion.
Häfele is an international family-owned company providing hardware and furniture fitting systems, architecural hardware, electronic locking systems and technical hardware advice as well as Assisted Technologies and access control systems. They manufacture and source products from around the world to bring to the Australian market the most current and innovative products and design ideas.
As the world’s leading specialists and producers of assistive devices for accessibility as well as equipment for ergo and physiotherapy rehabilitation. Häfele products are recognised and appreciated around the world for their high quality, flexibility and accessibility as well as suitability under the SDA standard.
First2Care is a leading NDIS Plan Management provider, registered across all of Australia. First2Care’s clients can be confident knowing they will receive professional and transparent support delivered by truly independent Plan Managers. Participants will maintain choice and control over their plan, while First2Care take care of the daily financial and administrative needs.
Working with First2Care, clients will have access to their own personal bookkeeping team who will manage their NDIS finances and paperwork, giving them more time to do the things they love.
First2Care provide tailored, meaningful financial services to participants so they can achieve their goals within the NDIS. They use the latest technology with MyPlan, their First2Care Plan Management platform, designed to guide clients through every step of their NDIS journey, from pre-planning to plan review.
Specialising in purpose-built NDIS compliant accommodation solutions, Housing101 designs and builds customised, secure, independent and safe accommodations. Their modular secondary dwellings and granny flats are designed to be homely, practical, affordable and fit for purpose to suit the needs of each client. Housing101 works collaboratively with its clients ensuring a customised end-to-end accommodation solution.
“We have an extensive knowledge base in building, design, town planning, urban design, development and most importantly of all, problem-solving. Often engaged to solve the difficulty of affordable accommodation, we pride ourselves on our flexibility, our problem-solving capabilities and our accessible designs. Our passion is to provide safe and secure accessible housing for all. Our future is based on our commitment to being the most trusted builder of accessible, SDA compliant granny flats and secondary dwellings.”
The Hopkins Group was founded in 1980 and initially started out as one of the first property investment advisory groups in Australia. Nearly 40 years on and the landscape has changed dramatically. They have significantly expanded our service offering, responding to the financial needs and circumstances of our clients by bringing everything they need in-house. Their aim has always been to provide a holistic solution where their clients can find all the financial services they need under one roof.
MHA Design stands for Mental Health Architectural Design. The firm intends to offer architectural services regarding spaces intended for the use of individuals struggling with disabilities. The vision is to ensure all disabilities are recognised within our spaces as we understand mental health disabilities weigh just as much importance, if not more as physical disabilities when ensuring a building is able to support its occupants.
Dedicated to world-class supported independent living, LifeBright designs, builds and operates remarkable community hubs — always putting the residents first. LifeBright Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) homes have been designed to maximise daily independence and quality of life for people with high physical support needs. With private and secure entries, tranquil gardens and the highest standard of apartment design, you will be proud to call LifeBright home.
Gold Coast, QLD
TOM (Tikkun Olam Makers) work with people with a disability who have a specific need, “Need-Knowers”, and connect them with a diverse group of professionals, including engineers, industrial designers, health professionals and tradespeople, “Makers”. Together, they design and build products that solve a complex problem and improve the everyday life of the Need-Knower. Recent prototypes include robotic arms, powered crutches, wheelchair wheel cleaners and bespoke exercise machines. The intellectual property for every product is then shared through open-source Digital Product Files, so others can replicate or iterate it in their own communities around the world.
MS Australia is Australia’s national multiple sclerosis (MS) not-for-profit organisation that empowers researchers to identify ways to treat, prevent and cure MS, seeks sustained and systemic policy change via advocacy, and acts as the champion for Australia’s community of people affected by MS.
PPC Urban Consulting specialises in maximising your return on property investment. They regularly work with property developers, investors, healthcare and childcare operators and Specialist Disability Accommodation providers. They understand the end users’ requirements and conduct specialised research for their clients to pinpoint the best location, and then help to design the property to make it as attractive and usable as possible. They are highly experienced in obtaining town planning approval to mitigate risks for the owners and developers.
Hall Property Solutions (HPS) is a full-service property development group located in Brisbane, Queensland. HPS specialise in providing dedicated property solutions to their range of clients including landowners, investors, developers, real estate agents and business owners. They work solely on the behalf of clients, many of whom may not have the expertise, time or resources to acquire, conceive or deliver their projects. With their unique skills, HPS save their clients time, effort and minimise costly mistakes by managing full or part of the acquisition and development management process on their behalf. They have the passion, experience and ability to think outside the box to ensure success for their client’s investments.
Infinite Automation is a Melbourne based automation company developing and producing world-class technology and premium quality products for domestic and export markets. Their products are proudly designed, developed and made in Australia. Infinite Automation’s mantra is Simple, Reliable and Affordable. With a primary focus on safety, they are committed to high quality, reliable automation solutions at an affordable price. When retrofit or newly installed, their systems can automate any electrical or electromechanical device from anywhere in the world using a simple smart phone or tablet.
Holistic Home Care was established in 2018 with a mission to provide personalised, top quality care to those living with disability. Holistic Home Care is built on their strong community values, wish to give back to the community as much as possible, and goal of supporting not only patients but also carers as much as possible. Holistic Home Care has many qualities that set them apart from others, but their main one is their excellent team of Registered Nurses that ensure their services remain the best they can be.
Blitzit Plan Manager has helped hundreds of people Australia-wide living with a disability get the essential support they deserve. They give independent access to NDIS registered and unregistered service providers around the country, with no conflict of interest, so their clients can make an informed choice about who supports them. Blitzit simplifies the process to help avoid frustrating delays with payments and their experienced team takes the complexity out of the NDIS and makes it easy for participants, their family or carers to manage the tasks associated with paying service providers through their NDIS plan.
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