Victorian Aids and Equipment Program

The Victorian Aids and Equipment Program provides subsidised aids and equipment, home and vehicle modifications to help people live safely and independently in their own home. Re-issued items of equipment are also available at no cost to the eligible person.

To be eligible, you need to:

  •   be a permanent resident of Victoria or
  •   hold a Permanent Protection Visa or Humanitarian Visa or be an asylum seeker and
  •   require assistive technology on a permanent or long-term basis for a health or ageing-related need.

If you believe you are eligible, contact the relevant funded organisation.

State-wide Equipment Program (SWEP)

The State-wide Equipment Program (SWEP), a business unit of Ballarat Health Services, is funded to administer the Aids and Equipment Program, Continence Aids Program, Domiciliary Oxygen Program, Supported Accommodation Equipment Assistance Scheme, Vehicle Modification Subsidy Scheme (VMSS), Lymphoedema Compression Garment Program (LCGP), Laryngectomy Program, Preventative Maintenance Program.

Telephone SWEP on 1300 747 937.


Yooralla is funded to administer the Electronic Communication Devices Scheme. Telophone the Electronic Communications Devices Scheme on 1300 885 886.

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Victoria

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Victoria receives a contribution towards the cost of its equipment library for people who have motor neurone disease.

Telephone MND Vic on 1800 806 632

Individual Solutions for Individual Needs (Solve)

Individual Solutions for Individual Needs (Solve) is funded to design and manufacture specialised, customised equipment for eligible people.

Telephone Solve on (03) 9853 8655.

Expression Australia

Expression Australia (formerly Vicdeaf) is funded to administer the Smoke Alarm Scheme. 

Telephone Expression Australia on TTY: (03) 9473 1199 or Ph: (03) 9473 1111.

Vision Australia Foundation

Vision Australia Foundation is funded to administer the Low Cost Vision Aids Scheme. Telephone Vision Australia on 1300 84 74 66.

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