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  • Make your goals possible

    For more than 25 years, Possability (formerly Optia) has been assisting Tasmanians with disability develop their independence and confidence; live the life they choose and achieve their goals.


  • Annual Report 2016

    Our latest Annual Report marks the end of an era, as we merge with OAK Tasmania.

  • Next phase of NDIS

    The next phase of the NDIS roll out across the nation has begun. In Tasmania, the scheme is now open to eligible 25-28 year olds.

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Our Services:

  • Accommodation

    Our personally tailored residential supports help you make the transition to independence, and develop skills and confidence.

  • Respite

    Our centre-based Respite offers short-term accommodation away from home with fun activities and quality support.

  • Community Connections

    Let Possability help you or your family member get involved in your local community.

  • Leisure and Recreation

    Our program encourages and supports people living with disability to develop friendships and social networks.

  • Life Skills and Personal Support

    Services are designed to meet individual needs ranging from personal care to learning how to do household tasks and other life skills.

  • Specialist Services

    Specialist teams dedicated to working with clients with complex and exceptional needs that exceed the scope of other disability programs.

  • Coordination of Supports

    Possability has the networks and expertise to help you get the support that is the right fit for you or your family member.

  • Out of Home Care

    Possability provides a nurturing and secure environment, with specialist support to meet our clients’ needs.

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Latest News:

  • Confronting the brutal facts

    Disability services providers need to ‘confront the brutal facts’ if they are to enable people with disability to fully participate in the community, said OAK Possability CEO, Drew Beswick.

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  • Family Forums back for 2017

    Run by our Practice Development team, these forums are an opportunity for family members of our clients to meet other clients and families that are a part of the OAK Possability community.

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  • Getting into the Christmas spirit

    We’ve been getting into the Christmas spirit at OAK Possability with five Christmas celebrations parties across the State in recent weeks.

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