Disability inclusion and access

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Council is committed to an inclusive community where residents have equal opportunities to engage with services, social experiences and surroundings.

Disability Inclusion Access Survey 

We want to make sure that people with disability are included and our community is more accessible for everyone.

We are currently reviewing the Disability Inclusion Action Plan and we’d love to get your feedback. What do you think the priorities are? 

Our survey is open until Thursday, 30 September 2021.

Fill out the Disability Inclusion Access Survey

 

 

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.