Parkinson's Queensland provides access to comprehensive and relevant services, encouraging independence and improved quality life for patients with Parkinson's disease. They provide a library of resources, information for patients and carers and support groups are available.
Huntington’s Disease General ResourcesMore
Downloadable information guides to assist patients, families and carers of Huntington's Disease.
Produced by: Huntington Western Australia
Caregiver’s Handbook for Advanced-Staged Huntington DiseaseMore
The aim of this handbook is to familiarize you with Huntington Disease, so that you can recognize its symptoms and know what to expect as it progresses. Included are some general principles of care and tips that other caregivers have found helpful.
Produced by: Huntington Society of Canada
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) QueenslandMore
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Queensland aim to help reduce the impact of the disease on patients, their families and carers. They achieve this by providing information, education, support and through raising awareness of MND and its impact.
Leukaemia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of patients with all types of blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The foundation provides a range of services including accommodation, counselling and emotional support, practical and financial assistance, and resources and information.
Cancer Council QueenslandMore
Cancer Council Queensland provides the following services for Queenslanders affected by cancer. Contact them directly to check suitability and to arrange referral.
- Volunteer Shuttle Bus between Airport, Roma St Station and accommodation/treatment facilities in Brisbane
- Shuttle bus between Airport, Lodge and treatment facilities in Townsville
- Cancer related information/resources
- Cancer Counseling Service, including Nurse Counselor Service and Living Mindfully Groups
- Peer support including Carer Connect, information about support groups
- ProBono Financial and Legal services
Redkite an Australian cancer charity providing essential support to children and young people (0-24 years) with cancer, and their families and support networks. Services include information and counselling (phone and email), financial assistance, education and career support and bereavement support.
13HEALTH is a phone line service for all Queenslanders to help take the worry out of health concerns.
It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the cost of a local call. Qualified staff will provide advice on who to talk to and how quickly it should be done.
QLD Positive PeopleMore
Queensland Positive People (QPP) is a peer based organisation providing support to people living with HIV. QPP can offer support in the areas of HIV treatment information, support and management, peer support for those people newly diagnosed, people experiencing discrimination as a result of HIV and information and education regarding HIV prevention.
Legal Aid QueenslandMore
Legal Aid Queensland is a statutory authority that provides legal information, advice and representation to financially disadvantaged Queenslanders.
Palliative Care QueenslandMore
Palliative Care Queensland (PCQ) provides information and education with an aim to raise awareness, advocate and ensure quality care is provided to all at the end of life.
PCQ is an independent not-for-profit peak body representing palliative care providers, consumers and their families and those with an interest in palliative care in Queensland.
Established in 1988, PCQ has supported thousands of people living with chronic and life-limiting condition and those who care for them.
Palliative Care Queensland is a member organisation of Palliative Care Australia, and as such, aspires to meet Palliative Care Australia's national aims at a state level.
National Dementia HelplineMore
The National Dementia Helpline is a telephone information and support service available across Australia. The service operates during business hours and the is provided by Alzheimer’s Australia state organisations ensuring you get accurate, local information and support.
CanTeen supports young people when cancer turns their world upside down and helps them cope with the physical, emotional and practical impact of living with cancer. They provide funding for specialist hospital care, counselling and individual assistance as well as information and peer support programs.
Cancer Council NSW: Telephone Support GroupsMore
Telephone support groups offer support and information to adults affected by cancer, including patients, their families and carers.
Kids Helpline is free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Solace is a not for profit volunteer organization offering grief support for those grieving over the death of their partner.
Mensline Australia is a national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and reltionship concerns.
The Public TrusteeMore
The Public Trustee provides Enduring Powers of Attorney, free wills, investment, exectuor and financial administration services to Queenslanders.
They can assist adults with an intellectual disability, psychiatric illness or an acquired brain injury, with managing their financial affairs. For further information visit the website.
Office of the Public Guardian – AdultMore
The Office of the Public Guardian is an independent statutory body that protects the rights and interests of vulnerable Queenslanders, including adults with impaired capacity to make their own decisions.