Amaze began its life as a small association established in the late 1960s by families of autistic people – more than 50 years later, we are the peak body for autistic people and their supporters in Victoria.
After undertaking extensive consultation with our community in 2014, it became clear that our community wanted Amaze to focus on three main areas:
In mid-2015, we released Strategic Directions to 2040, a 25-year strategic plan with a focussed social impact goal: a society that respects the dignity of every autistic person and offers them real opportunities to participate and contribute.
The plan articulated our approach to achieving this social impact goal, through three main outcome areas:
Developing a plan and setting goals and targets is just one part of the journey. Tracking our progress and being accountable to our community is of critical importance. Our future work is presented in this plan and builds on the first two year’s achievements.