Sponsored by the Department of Education and Training
This category recognises an individual or organisation that has developed, implemented and promoted innovative and inclusive programs to assist people with a disability to gain knowledge and skills.
Award recipient: ARC Disability Services
ARC Disability Services is a dynamic organisation which aims to meet individual client’s needs through accommodating, responsive and creative supports and are often innovative in their approach. ARC highly values a collaborative approach in all their endeavours and as a family focussed, community based organisation works closely with the community to provide responsive support to people who have disabilities across the Far North. ARC currently supports more than 275 children and adults who have disabilities in the Cairns area, through a range of support services and programs. In addition ARC also supports over 770 children across the entire Far North Region through the ARC Resource Centre.