The Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability - ATEND (formerly TEDCA), is the peak body for regional groups of service providers and consumers concerned with the education and employment needs of people with disabilities in post-secondary education throughout Australia.
- To act as a peak organisation for affiliated bodies seeking to improve access to post secondary education, training and employment for people with disabilities.
- To promote a coordinated national effort directed at government, educational and training institutions and providers, and employer groups to secure the adoption of quality standards and practices that affirm the inclusive education, training and employment for people with disabilities.
- To disseminate information, increase knowledge and promote awareness of issues and initiatives concerning post secondary education and training for people with disabilities.
- To promote proper and adequate representation ensure that of people with disabilities in post secondary education and training have proper and adequate representation on bodies and organisations which make decisions that affect their lives.
- To make presentations and submissions to government and other decision-making bodies concerning federal initiatives, plans, projects and legislation within the purview of the ATEND's objects.
For further information please visit the ATEND Constitution page.