We are currently at capacity and cannot provide support for people

referred to the following programs in ALL regions

until further notice:


  • Advocacy Program 

  • NDIS Appeals 

  • Access & Support Program (HACC – under 65 years)


Please Visit: https://disabilityadvocacyfinder.dss.gov.au/disability/ndap/ to find another advocacy service that may be able to assist.


We can still provide some resources and information to assist you to self-advocate.


Please email us at referrals@riac.org.au


NOTE: We still have limited capacity in our:


  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advocacy Program

  • Disability Royal Commission submissions

  • Access & Support Program (CHSP – over 65 years)



These programs only service specific regions, and may have a long waiting time,

so please visit Our Services Areas page: https://riac.org.au/our-service-areas/ before 

making an enquiry or referral.


How to contact or refer to RIAC

We give you plenty of options to make sure your enquiry gets to us.

You can call our Intake officer on (03) 5222 5499

OR you can email us at referrals@riac.org.au

OR you can send a letter to:


Intake Form

Please write your first and last name
If no address, please enter suburb of current location
Please enter in format: DD/MM/YY This can be estimated
How did you hear about our services?
If you do not have consent, please ensure that you have this before going any further
Are you?(Required)
*If you are a parent of a person with Disability - who is over 18 -you will need legal guardianship or consent to make decisions on their behalf
Do you (or the person you are referring) Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander?(Required)
This includes mental ill-health or behavioural condition.
Are you part of a 'diverse' group? If so, please choose which group you identify with:
You can choose more than one option. Leave blank if you are unsure.
Please give a short summary
The best way to contact you?(Required)
Please tick all that apply
OPTIONAL: Please list name, contact details, and their relationship to you (or the person you are referring).
Please tick if you would like to subscribe to our eNewsletter and for any information or updates
Please make sure you have provided your email address in the contact details

Please click SUBMIT Below to send to us.



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