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Our Members

Below is a list of the Pacific Disability Forum's members, grouped by country.  If you would like more information on how to become a member, visit the Become a Member page.

Our Full Members are Disabled Persons Organisation, where the majority of the board must have a disability, and that are based or substantially operate in the Pacific. Associate members are Pacific based organisations which are concerned with disability but are not necessarily governed by a board with a majority of persons with disabilities.  Associate membership is also open to individuals.  

American Samoa

Associate Members
Ms Tafaimamao Tua -Tupuola
Advocacy, Inclusion and Governance for All (AIGA)


Full Members
First Peoples Disability Network (FPDN)
Australian Federation of Disability Organisations
Deaf Australia
People with Disabilities Australia

Associate Members
International Council for Education for People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)
Irene McMinn
Motivation Australia Development Organisation
Penelope Price
Rehabilitation International
World Blind Union - Asia Pacific (WBU-AP), Pacific Oceania Sub - Region
International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) 

Cook Islands

Full Members
Cook Islands National Disability Council

Associate Members
Nooroa Numanga
Te Vaerua Community Rehabilitation Inc

Federated States of Micronesia

Full Members
Pohnpei Consumer Organization

ssociate Members

Fiji Islands

Full Members
Fiji Disabled People's Association
Fiji Association of the Deaf
Psychiatric Survivors Association
Spinal Injury Association Of Fiji
United Blind Persons of Fiji

Associate Members
Australia -Pacific Technical College
Lynda Tabuya
Laisiasa Merumeru
Inclusive Fiji


Full Members
Te Toa Matoa

Associate Members
Kiribati Red Cross

Marshall Islands

Full Members
Marshall Islands Disable Person Organisation

Associate Members
Association of Marshallese Parents of Children with a Disability (AMOCD)


Full Members
Nauru Persons with Disabilities Organisation (NPDO)

Associate Members
Able Disable Parents & Friends Association

New Caledonia

Full Members
Collectif Handicap (French language website)

New Zealand

Full Members
Akamarama Advocacy Inc
Deaf Aotearoa
Disabled Persons Assembly New Zealand 
Vision Pacific Charitable Trust
Kapo Maori Aoteroa NZ Inc (trading as Ngati Kapo)

Associate Members

Alastir Wikinson
Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand Inc 
Spectrum Care Trust Board
WFD - Oceania


Full Members
Niue Tolomaki Auloa Association (NTAA)


Full Members
Omekesang Association

Papua New Guinea

Full Members
Papua New Guinea National Assembly of Disabled Persons (PNGNADP)


Full Members
Nuanua O Le Alofa 

Solomon Islands

Full Members
People With Disabilities Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands Deaf Association (SIDA)

Associate Members
Elsie Ningalo Taloafiri


Full Members

HUMA MERO Association

Timor Leste

Associate Members
Asosisaun Defisiensia Timor-Leste formely known as Disability Working Group Timor Leste
Ra'Es Hadomi Timor Oan (RHTO) Disabled Peoples Organisation (DPO)


Full Members
Naunau O' E' Alamaite, Tonga Association
Tonga National Disabilities Congress

Associate Members
Mr. Malakai Kaufusi            


Full Members
Fusi Alofa Association Tuvalu

Associate Members
Tuvalu Red Cross Society


Full Members
Disability Promotion & Advocacy Association

Wallis & Futuna

Full Members
Club Handisport de Futuna

Associate Members
Red Cross Futuna