Our organisation who we are
IDEAS – Information on Disability, Education & Awareness Services.

Our vision what we seek
A world where people with disability live full, independent lives of their own choosing.

Our mission what we do
IDEAS’ purpose is to provide access to information and opportunities for people
with disability, their supporters and the community to reach their full potential.

Our values what we believe in
We believe the following are intrinsic to the organisation and everything we do:

  • Respectful
  • Inclusive
  • Ethical
  • Innovative


Our purpose how we do it
We work to support all people with disability, their families, carers and other supporters
to self-advocate and to make informed decisions. As disability knowledge brokers, we
do this by providing a range of information services and products. Using our specialist
expertise, we source information and filter, interpret and disseminate it on request,
through a variety of methods for the benefits of our customers.

Our organisation
IDEAS is a membership-based organisation with over 400 members, made up of
people with disability, family members, carers and supporters of people with disability.
IDEAS is widely recognised in Australia as a leading information provider in our field.
It is a not-for-profit organisation, endorsed as a deductible gift recipient under
subdivision 30-BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
IDEAS is registered with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC)
as an Australian Company Limited by Guarantee.