Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation, CheckUP acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website contains images or names of people who have passed away.




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CheckUP works with partner organisations and health providers to create healthier communities and reduce health inequities through a range of initiatives.

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Online training

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Access for All Resources: Link Directory

A directory of helpful links and additional resources to help improve your disability confidence.

Accessibility podcasts

A podcast hosted by Dylan Alcott (Gold medal winning Australian wheelchair basketballer and tennis player, and 2022 Australian of the year) and Angus O’Loughlin (radio host). ListenABLE aims to challenge the listener’s thoughts on disability by discussing topics which are usually off-limits. Join them, and their special guests as they make you laugh and maybe even cry.

Inform Podcast
Inform is a national information hub for people with disability. Their podcast comes out monthly and is a conversation for people with disability, about people with disability. It covers some fascinating topics: starting your own business, supported decision making, navigating the NDIS, finding a job, and more. They speak to lots of inspiring people in the community who are living with disability.

Disability Done Different
Father and daughter team Roland and Evie Naufal have candid conversations with people who’ve carved their own path in the disability sector. They want to challenge the traditional ways of doing things. Their podcast is full of relaxed conversations with fascinating people. It’s also peppered with some good-natured bickering between the co-hosts.

Reasonable and Necessary: Making Sense of the NDIS
Dr George Taleporos hosts this podcast which is all about navigating the NDIS. He looks at topics like what to do if you’re not happy with your NDIS plan, how to achieve great outcomes with the NDIS and how the NDIS can do better.

One in Five
The Melbourne Disability Institute produces the ‘One in Five’ podcast. They explore some of the complex issues facing people with disability such as employment, housing, supporting families and the law. They speak to a range of experts who work in the space and many people with disability. With one in five people living with disability, they aim to talk about ways everyone can improve the lives of people with disability.

Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability Podcast: Research to practice
Australasia’s peak body in intellectual disability aims to promote research to inform and influence good practise and policy for people with intellectual disabilities. In their podcast episodes, they speak to researchers about topics as diverse as living in group homes, LBGTQIA+ adults who have intellectual disabilities, political citizenship, good health and more.

Disability access resources

Accessible Australia App – reviews of the accessibility of services across Australia
Information and access to Accessible Australia App

Australian government payments and services for you, your family or carers, if you have an illness, injury or disability.
Information on government payments and other services to support disability

‘Australian Network on Disability’ resource page
Australian Network on Disability – Accessibility Resources

Australian Human Rights Commission – Access For All
Document for businesses on improving access to goods, services, facilities, premises and information

Australian Government Disability Gateway
Information to connect people with disabilities, their families and carers to information and services

Centre for Universal Design Australia – Creating a more inclusive world
View website on inclusive designs including links to other inclusive design aspects

Fact sheets about working with people with disability

The Health Equity and Access Team (HEAT) at Metro South Health (MSH) have produced five disability fact sheets for health workers:

Hosting accessible and inclusive meetings and events

Asking about disability (in forms and surveys)

Working with people who are blind or have low vision

Working with people who are Deaf or hard of hearing

Working with people with intellectual disability

The fact sheets were developed through Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) focus groups with people with lived experience and input from disability peak bodies and stakeholders.

Relationships, Sexuality and Disability

True Relationships provide relationship and sexuality education for people of all ages with disability.

Looking After Me Program (LAMP)

Disability Recourses

Support for different types of disabilities

General disability support services

Disability Gateway (Australian Government)

Yellow Pages

Disability Reporting Handbook – Media Diversity Australia (PDF)

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Australia

Autism Queensland

Blind or Vision Impaired

Blind Citizens Australia

Guide Dogs Queensland

Royal Society for the Blind (RSB)

Vision Australia

Vision Australia – Accessibility Toolkit
Website containing information and downloads about accessibility including associated resources 

Vision Australia – simulation glasses: experience what it is like to live with eye conditions like glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts etc. 
Ordering site for Vision Australia simulation glasses 

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Australia

Stroke Foundation

Deaf or hard of hearing

Auslan Signbank

Deaf Australia

Deaf Children Australia

Deaf Connect

Intellectual disability

Council for Intellectual Disability

Down Syndrome Queensland

Healthy Together Project

Inclusion Australia

Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Mental Illness

Mental Health Australia (recommended support organisations)

Queensland Mental Health Week Get Involved 

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

Emerge Australia

Neurological disability

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Epilepsy Queensland

Motor Neurone Disease Association of Queensland

MS Queensland

Muscular Dystrophy Queensland

Myasthenia Gravis

Parkinson’s Australia

Spark NeuroCare


Different Brains – A not-for-profit dedicated to Neurodiversity 

Hidden Disability – the Sunflower 

Supporting neurodiverse populations
NeuroDiversity Connect is an Australian community organisation who work with neurodivergent people and their families to seek support and community inclusion.

Neurodiversity – Glossary of Terms

Neurodiversity Hub – Resources for Students, Employers & More

Neurodiversity at work

Project Implicit – Test your implicit bias 
Online questionnaires designed to test your implicit bias on a variety of topics 

Physical disability

Arthritis Queensland

Spinal Life Australia

Sporting Wheelies


Polio Australia