Carpentaria Disabilty Services, also known as Carpentaria Community Services, was the new name given to the Harry Giese Centre around 1996. It provided 24 hour supported living services and respite care for people with disabilities including children. It was still operating in 2018.
1977 - c. 1996 The Harry Giese Centre
c. 1996 - Carpentaria Disability Services
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Carpentaria Disability Services Inc', in Cerebral Palsy Australia, Cerebral Palsy Australia, 2013, http://web.archive.org/web/20140228105828/http://www.cpaustralia.com.au/index.php/site/aboutus/memberorganisations/carpentariant; Cocks, Errol; Northern Territory Spastics Association and Northern Territory. Dept. of Community Services, Respite Services Provided By The N.T. Spastics Association (Inc), consultant's report, Northern Territory Spastics Association & Northern Territory Department of Community Services, Marmion, Western Australia, 1985; Leahy, S. (Sue) and Miles, L. J, Review of the Harry Giese Centre, Northern Territory Department of Health, Northern Territory, Extended Care Branch and Northern Territory Spastics Association, Darwin, Northern Territory, February 1986.
Prepared by: Megg Kelham, Gary George and Karen George
Created: 7 April 2014, Last modified: 12 June 2018