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Family Support & Social Groups

Asperger's Parents/Guardians/Carers Gold Coast Support Group

Meets monthly at Suite 3, 4/43 Tallebudgera Creek Rd, Burleigh Heads. (Therapy Matters, Ground Floor Conference Room).
Contact Kelly at for more details.

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Asperger Services Australia

Support for parents, carers, families, individuals, service providers and professionals.
Includes a Youth Support Group & Adult Support Group.
PO Box 159 Virginia QLD 4034

Ayr ASD Support Group

Anita Julyan
P. 07 4782 1123
PO Box 140 Home Hill QLD 4806

Brisbane North Region ASD Carer Support Group

Meets first Wednesday of every month at The Corso, North Lakes.
P. 07 3624 1700

Brisbane's West Autism Network

A closed Facebook group for Carers, families of children and adults with autism living in Brisbane’s West. We have regular dinners, coffee catch-ups and Park Play events for our group.

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Bowen ASD Support Group

Meet first Saturday of every month @ Cooinda Family Centre, 20 Williams Street.
Nadia Todd
P. 07 4785 2812 or 0408 159 502
PO Box 469, Bowen QLD 4805.

Cairns Special Needs Community

A closed Facebook group for families and carers to connect with Autism and other Special Needs Families.

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Cairns Peer Support Group for Adults

A group for adults with autism living in the Cairns region.
Robert Craig

Central Highlands ASD Parent Support Group

Meet last Friday of the month 10.30 am at Borilla Kindergarten, Cnr Borilla & Loch Streets, Emerald.
Jenny Finlay
P. 07 4982 4734
PO Box 1564, Emerald QLD 4720

Gailes ASD Support Group

For parents/guardians of children on the autism spectrum. This group is run by parents for parents.
Meets every second Wednesday during school terms.
Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes, 12.30pm-1.30pm.

P. 3879 3004

Gold Coast ASD Support Group

Meet first Wednesday of the month 10am–12pm and 3rd Wednesday of the month 7pm- 9pm (except school holidays).
PO Box 2272, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220

Hervey Bay Parents Supporting Parents

A networking group for parents of medically ill or children with disability requiring ongoing care or treatment living in the Hervey Bay region.
Meets fortnightly (commencing 11/01/2017). Community Centre, 22 Charles Street, Pialba, 9am-11am.

Ipswich ASD Support Group

Meet every second Friday 9.30- 11.45am @ Cr Bruce Casos office (Ipswich City Council), Shop 2, 38 South Station Road Booval.
Jodie Kochman
P. 0419 744 701
PO Box 39, Ipswich QLD 4305

Mackay Autism Support Group

Meet third Tuesday every month (during school terms)
Letitia Daveson
P. 07 4816 9222

Maryborough ASD Support Group

Daytime group: 9.30am-11am, third Thursday of each month (children welcome at this group)
Evening group: 7.30pm-9.00pm, first Thursday of each month.
Group meets at the Oasis Room, Maryborough Baptist Church, 168 Fort St, Maryborough.
Denise Hughes
P. 0407 644590

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Moreton Bay Region Autism Support Group

A closed Facebook group for Carers, families of children, and adults with autism living in Caboolture, Redcliffe, Pine Rivers and surrounds.

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Out & About Art

Brisbane-based group offering free art activities for older kids and teenagers with social challenges, special needs or anyone who enjoys getting outdoors and being creative together.

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South Burnett Autism Support Group

Meets the second Friday of each month, 7pm, SB Care Building, cnr Kingaroy & Avoca Streets, Kingaroy.

Jenny Lutz
P. 07 4164 1107

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South Burnett Autism Support Group - Aspie's Group (adolescents & adults)

Meets for outings once per month. Times and activities vary so bookings are essential.
Serena Lindbergs
P. 07 4163 5060

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Autism Sunshine Coast

Claire Gilmour
P. 0459 955 300

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Townsville & Surrounding Areas - North Queensland Autism Support Group

Meet first Saturday of the month 10am @ NQCES Community Hut, Hodges Street.
Gwenyth Cutler
P. 07 4774 0637
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PO Box 1659, Aitkenvale, 4814

NB. the information on this page is provided to Autism Queensland by the individual Support Groups.

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