Formed in 1990, the ParaQuad Association of Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation who strives to be the leading voice within the Tasmanian community for those people living with Spinal Cord Injuries and other physical disability. Our services include the provision of general information, referral, peer support, access information, advocacy and educational programs. ParaQuad Tasmania’s programs and activities are supported by grants and funding from the State Government, MAIB and donations from local and national businesses as well as from the Tasmanian community. The Association is committed to providing people living with physical disability independence through improved choices, strong partnerships, community engagement and educational opportunities. Membership is open to people with a physical disability, their families, friends and carers.
ParaQuad Tas. is governed by a volunteer Committee of Management, made up predominantly of people living with a physical disability.
Our Vision & Mission
Our vision: what we want to achieve…
To be recognised and sought after as a trusted leading voice, advocate and provider of quality services to Tasmanians living with spinal cord injury and physical disability
Our mission: why we are here…
To assist Tasmanians with spinal cord injury and physical disability to achieve their desired quality of life by providing a trusted voice, improving choice, building partnerships to enhance services, offering information and education and engaging the community.