About Us

We are ACIA

 

The Attendant Care Industry Association (Australia) Ltd (ACIA) is the peak body representing government and non-government attendant care providers, including private, not-for-profit and charitable providers. Nationally ACIA represents over 100 service provider organisations, who collectively employ more than 90,000 FTE workers. ACIA also supports the disability and aged care sectors and work with government departments and authorities, including:

    • State disability agencies such as Ageing Disability and Home Care NSW, Department of Human Services Victoria and Disability Services QLD
    • Lifetime Care and Support Authority NSW, Lifetime Support Authority South Australia
    • Motor Industry Accidents Board, Tasmania, Transport Accident Commission Victoria and Insurance Commission of Western Australia
    • Department of Social Services, Australian Government
ACIA’s vision is that the Attendant Care industry is known and respected as a provider of quality services.

To achieve this vision, ACIA provides education, resources and support to the industry, as well as developing and administering its own quality standard (endorsed by the Joint Accreditation System for Australia and New Zealand JAS-ANZ).