Students with Disabilities Guide

PARSA recognises the challenges faced by students who have a disability and would like to highlight the following supports available on campus:

Disability Student Representative: The Disabilities Officer has principal responsibility for devising and leading the organisation’s work on issues related to students with a disability. Your student representative is elected to the student body at the annual elections and is ready and prepared to listen to your concerns and advocate on your behalf as part of the Postgraduate Representative Committee and to the ANU.



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Accessibility: This ANU website page provides important information relating to accessible parking on campus and includes a map of designated parking areas. It also provides information on the free ANU mobility permits available to both students.

T: +61 2 6125 0179

Maps of ANU: This is an important website offering information on the maps of the ANU and includes the maps for disability toilets, campus building with lifts and other important links to services on the ANU campus.

On Campus Supports

Access and Inclusion: Assists students who have a disability, medical condition or who are recognised carers of a person with a disability; their goal is to support the student to participate fully in their program of study.


T: +61 2 6125 5036

PARSA Student Assistance: The PARSA Student Assistance team is available to direct your enquiries and offer support and advocacy.


T: +61 2 6125 2603/5261

Off Campus Supports

ACT Human Rights Commission: The ACT Human rights commission’s role is to resolve complaints and promote rights.

T: (02) 6205 2222

ACT Government community services/Disability: This website offers information regarding government support services available in the Australian Capital Territory.

T: 133 427 (General enquiries)

Contact PARSA

PARSA Office
Level 2, Di Riddell Student Centre
Kambri Precinct
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601

Office Hours:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Call Us: +61 (02) 6125 4187
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