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 registered as a charity in New South Wales.
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 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
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