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ME/CFS Australia Ltd
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Registered Charity 3104


Mailing address:

PO Box 322,
South Australia 5092

1300 128 339

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday,
10am - 4pm

ME/CFS South Australia Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.


ME/CFS South Australia Inc aims to keep members informed of various research projects, diets, medications, therapies, news items, etc. All communication, both verbal and written, is merely to disseminate information and not to make recommendations or directives.

Unless otherwise stated, the views expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the official views of the Society or its Committee and are not simply an endorsement of products or services.

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Sunday 14 June 2009

DIRCThe Disability Information and Resource Centre (DIRC) provides a professional and friendly information and referral service to the people of South Australia. It aims to generate an atmosphere that is welcoming and empowering. DIRC strives for creativity and innovation in the development and delivery of its services.

DIRC offers a variety of services to the community.

The DIRC library and meeting rooms, situated on the premises, are popular gathering spots for a wide range of individuals and groups.

DIRC also collects and publishes information on all aspects of disability in both hardcopy and digital (database) format.

Clerical and Administrative services are available subject to negotiation.

DIRC services are available to community, corporate, non-government and government agencies and bodies.

The concept of developing a one-stop-shop for information on all aspects of disability was a topic of discussion and debate amongst disability advocates during the late 1970s. The need for the establishment of a Resource Centre for people with a disability and disability-related agencies was also identified. The International Year of Disabled Persons in 1981 gave an added impetus to those advocating for such a Centre.

DIRC was established under the South Australian Associations Incorporation Act on 16 December 1982. It began its operations in June 1983 from premises in Hutt Street. DIRC’s current premises at 195 Gilles Street were built and furnished through corporate and public donations as part of the State’s Jubilee 150 celebrations.



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