ParaQuad Association of Tasmania Inc.

Exemption no: 18/05/045

Date granted: 21/06/2018

Date of expiry: 21/06/2021

Date advertised in Tasmanian Government Gazette: 27/6/2018

Relevant exceptions under the Act: Sections 25, 26, 45


This exemption was granted to permit ParaQuad Association of Tasmania Inc to recruit and employ only individuals with a physical disability in the identified positions of BodySafe Education Program Presenter and Peer Support Officer for the purposes of:

  • Providing support in conjunction with the Community Rehabilitation Unit to those with newly acquired spinal cord injury (Peer Support Officer);
  • Providing a curriculum endorsed risk mitigation program to students in years 9 -12 (BodySafe Education Program Presenter);
  • Informing and educating the general community on issues impacting people with physical disability as well as offering peer support and practical knowledge to others with physical disability, particularly those that are newly disabled; and
  • Providing employment opportunities to people with physical disability through the programs provided by ParaQuad Association of Tasmania Inc.