About us
About Disability Matters, Atherton

Disability Matters has been working actively in the community to provide help and understanding with quality disability support care since 1990. Formed in response to community need, the organisation was originally known as Tableland Respite Care Association. The name was changed in May 2016 to better communicate what the organisation is all about – Disability Matters to us.

Disability Matters operates from Heraghty House at 39 Robert St, Atherton. The building was officially opened in October 2015 and has been named in honour of Pat Heraghty who was a founding member of the Board and involved with the organisation for many years. The building has office space, meeting and interview rooms.

Vision statement

Living a life of possibilities…


Mission Statement

Providing creative quality support to people living with disabilities to identify and explore opportunities.

Vision statement

“That all people with a disability are empowered and enabled to develop and achieve their goals”

Mission Statement

“We are committed to helping people with disabilities achieve their goals by providing them with creative and effective support solutions”

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