The Tablelands Peer Support Group is a group for people with disability, run by people with disability that meets bi-monthly alternating between Atherton and Mareeba, Tablelands Region.

The Tablelands Peer Support Group talk about a range of topics including local services and supports, planning for an emergency and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

The Group meets bi-monthly on the third Wednesday of the month.

For more information call QDN on 1300 363 783 or email to find out more about these meetings.

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Click here for the QDN calendar. Type ‘Peer Support Group’ in the search area to find upcoming group meeting dates and times.

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"I like being part of the peer support groups as they are a place where I do not have to explain myself and a place I can find likeminded people."

Ro-anne Jeboult, Tablelands Peer Support Group

What's Happening

  • Peer Support Groups logo, Connecting people with disability - There is a speech bubble with 8 different coloured graphics of people circling it.Peer Support Group Wrap up – March 2022
        Peer Support Group wrap up – March 2022 QDN team members, Olivia and Kat went to Far North Queensland! Olivia and Kat spent a week in Far North Queensland supporting our three Peer Support Groups, building and broadening local community connections and awareness of the work of QDN’s Peer Support Groups. Over the week they supported three peer groups meeting with 17 QDN peer group members and over 40 community service providers and 3 regional councils. They connected with new ... Read More
  • A group of people are sitting around tables facing towards a lady with two screens. The screens both display the word CORONAVIRUS in large text.Tablelands peer story
    Tablelands Peer Support Group Story The Tablelands Peer Support Group met for their second group meeting on 14 July 2021. Running a Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness workshop, with Sarah Dean, Senior Advisor Emergency Management, Tablelands Regional Council.  Sarah provided invaluable local information around the Council’s disaster and emergency planning and preparation, along with key resources that are available to the community. Sarah directed the group to tools such as council’s ... Read More
  • QDN Local Support Groups videos launched
    QDN Local Support Groups videos launched Recently at QDNs Annual General Meeting, two digital stories were launched for the first time to celebrate QDN’s local support groups work to inform, connect, lead and influence people with disabilities in local communities across Queensland.   The digital stories showcase QDNs peer groups and the work of peer groups across the State.  QDN has 20 local support groups, operating ... Read More
  • Why Come Along To A Local Support Group?
    Why Come Along To A Local Support Group? QDN has 20 Peer Local Support Groups in communities across Queensland that meet in person and virtually. The groups are led by people with disability for people with disability. Hear from QDN’s Local Support Group Convenors about the benefits of being part of a peer network and why you should come along in the below video. ... Read More