1800 Cootharinga

"Building a better world with people of all abilities!"

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About Us

Our Purpose

Tailoring Solutions to assist people live the life they want

Our customers are

Anyone who is having difficulty achieving the life they want due to an impairment, whether permanent or temporary; or due to ageing.

We do this through

support Services

A range of tailored services that are relevant to the choices and needs of the people we support.

Equipment Solutions

Expert tailored equipment and technology solutions.


Assisting people experience choice and control in their life through planning, information and advice, pathways, linking, peer support, brokerage, and plan management.

Accessible Housing

Working with partners to increase the stock of quality accessible housing.

The Locations We Serve

Our Locations: Mornington Island, Cairns, Babinda, Mareeba, Normanton, Ingham, Townsville, Ayr, Charters Towers, Richmond, Cloncurry, Mount Isa, Bowen, Proserpine, Mackay

Cootharinga is a quality service provider who has been supporting children and adults with disabilities across North Queensland for 66 years. Our areas of operation extend to Sarina south of Mackay, north to Mornington Island incorporating Cairns and surrounding regions, west to Mount Isa and areas in between, resulting in diverse and varied customers.

We are committed to providing a range of tailored services that are relevant to your choice and needs.

Contact our Customer Connect team if you would like to know more about our services on 1800 266 842. You will be connected with your personal Account Manager who will answer any questions and work with you to design tailored supports to assist you to achieve your goals.

Our more popular services include;

Cootharinga tailors all of our services to suit your requirements. Group and individual options are available with flexibility in all our support services.

Cootharinga is proud to have played a part in the achievements of many North Queenslanders and believes in your journey to success!

Our Vision

"Building a better world with people of all abilities!"

Our Overarching Values

Valuing all Abilities

Innovation & Creativity



Strong Partnerships

Our Underpinning
Business Drivers

We are:


First or early to market


Making it easy


Prepare, anticipate & forecast


It’s not about us


Setting the bar high

Adding Value

Going beyond