National Indigenous Programs
Early Intervention Indigenous Liaison Officer Program
The Early Intervention Indigenous Liaison Officer (EI ILO) Program is a national project hosted by Autism Queensland that aims to raise awareness and understanding of autism and disability in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities. It is funded by The Department of Social Services.
The program aims are to:
- Raise awareness of disabilities within Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.
- Build relationships with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families and communities; and link them with relevant support services.
- Work in collaboration with, and provide cultural perspectives to, disability organisations, NDIS, Carers Australia and other early intervention service providers.
The Indigenous Liaison Team are based at Autism Queensland's office in Acacia Ridge, Brisbane. The team have a national role and work throughout Australia.
For more information:
Teresa Pilbeam, Team Leader National Indigenous Programs
P. 07 3273 0000