Disability inclusion and access
Council is committed to an inclusive community where residents have equal opportunities to engage with services, social experiences and surroundings.
Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2021
The purpose of Council's Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017 - 2021 (DIAP) is to position access and inclusion at the centre of Council business. The DIAP has a vital role in ensuring access and inclusion are fundamental considerations in how we create liveable communities, support access to meaningful employment, provide information and services and promote positive community attitudes and behaviour.
The DIAP builds on work already underway to increase access and inclusion. It spans all areas of Council, building capacity in order to make Council, and ultimately the Coffs Harbour area, a welcoming place for all people. The DIAP supports the larger reform of the disability sector through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which aims to enhance positive change in the lives of people with a disability.
You can find a copy of the DIAP here.(PDF, 508KB)
Council reports annually on its progress in implementing the Disability Inclusion Action Plan:
Disability Inclusion and Access Advisory Committee
The Coffs Harbour City Council Disability Inclusion and Access Advisory Committee works collaboratively with Coffs Harbour City Council in the development and implementation of strategies which aim to ensure that the local government area becomes an accessible community for all people.
The committee meets on the first Friday of the month at Coffs Harbour City Council Chambers. For more information visit our Council Committees page or call 02 6648 4041.
Mobility Maps for the Coffs Harbour Jetty and CBD
Council's online mapping tool provides Mobility Maps for the Coffs Harbour Jetty (including Promenade) and CBD areas of the Coffs Harbour LGA.
To access the maps open the mapping tool, you can then zoom in further on the map to display more detailed information including photographs of the locations.
If you have trouble accessing a pdf document, please contact Heather Reid, Community Planner - Coffs Harbour City Council at email@example.com or on 02 6648 4281.
For language assistance:
Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) 131 450
TTY – National Relay Service: A 24-hours national relay service offers over the phone assistance for people who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impediment
- TTY and Voice 133 677
- Speak and Listen (SSR) 1300 555 727
- Internet relay users: connect to the NRS (https://internet-relay.nrscall.gov.au)