Autism Tasmania is the peak independent voice for the Tasmanian autism community.

Our vision:  Optimal outcomes for all autistic Tasmanians.

How we make a difference

Our mission:  To work with, and for, the Tasmanian autism community to:

Create the right conditions for autistic Tasmanians to achieve.

Grow community knowledge about autism and how to make a difference.

We are a community-based not-for-profit, registered charity and incorporated association.

Support us

Membership with Autism Tasmania is free for people who identify as being on the autism spectrum and their immediate family.

Membership is also free for autism allies – organisations and community members who strive to make a difference too!

Members have access to our library of resources and receive our regular email newsletter, with details of upcoming events, stories from the community, and more.

Donations over $2 are tax-deductible and help us continue to be an active voice in promoting greater understanding and better service provision for Tasmanians on the autism spectrum.


Recent Developments

  • Seeking Feedback – draft National Guidelines for Supporting Autistic Children

    Seeking Feedback – draft National Guidelines for Supporting Autistic Children

    This is a big milestone for Australia and your feedback is important! Public consultation closes 29 August 2022. You can view the National Guideline here You can choose to provide your feedback directly by email, to contribute to Autism …Read More »
  • New Australian Disability Strategy

    New Australian Disability Strategy

    Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031 which replaces and builds on the previous National Disability Strategy 2010-2020, is Australia’s national disability policy framework. It sets out a plan for governments and stakeholders across Australia to improve the lives of people with disability …Read More »
  • Autism Assistance Dog Funded by NDIS

    Autism Assistance Dog Funded by NDIS

    After three years of battling with NDIS, the Bugg family have finally secured funding for an autism assistance dog (AAD) for their autistic son Lucas. Relying on human touch to sleep at night, six-year-old Lucas found sleeping in his own …Read More »
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