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Independent Living Centre NSW is a leading information, education, and advisory centre for Assistive Technology and the Built Environment. We are located in Westpoint Blacktown, NSW Australia and are a not-for-profit, community based organisation and Public Benevolent Institution.
Our Purpose is to provide impartial advice, information and leadership that builds capacity and optimises the value of assistive technology in leading a life of choice.
Our Board of Directors are responsible for providing ILC NSW with governance, strategic leadership and direction. Our Strategic Plan embodies this direction and is endorsed by the board at the beginning of each new planning cycle.
Each planning cycle covers a three-year period with the current plan covering the period from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2018.
To provide impartial advice, information and leadership that builds capacity and optimises the value of assistive technology in leading a life of choice.
Our Principles are a reflection of the way we behave.
ILC NSW is part of a collective national network alongside 6 other Independent Living Centres - one in each state, and one in ACT.
The ILCA’s role is to advance a federal agenda on issues and needs at a national level. The ILCA also provides information and advice to government and policymakers and raises awareness of the role assistive technology plays in maintaining health and wellbeing in the Australian community.
Learn more about the ILCA
In 2008, the ILCA and therefore ILC NSW became the latest member to represent Australia of the International Alliance of Assistive Technology Information Providers.
The alliance was founded in Dublin on the 2nd September 2003 with the joint signature of a Memorandum of Understanding.
The alliance has the following objectives:
Learn more about the International Alliance of Assistive Technology Providers
ILC NSW is a signatory and founding member of the Coalition on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Asia. In 2015 the 13 CREATe ASIA partners signed a Memorandum of Agreement at the iCREATe Asia 2015 conference in Singapore, in the presence of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Kingdom of Thailand. The CREATe alliance aims to advance the cause of AT across Asia.
Assistive Technology Australia
(Independent Living Centre NSW)
Shop 4019 Westpoint Blacktown
17 Patrick Street
Level 4 (Rooftop)
Westpoint Shopping Centre Blacktown
Enter car park via express ramp at the Alpha St roundabout (Map)
ABN 44103 681 572
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