Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP)

We are developing our first Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) to create a more inclusive and accessible community for all residents and visitors to the Northern Beaches.

We are developing our first Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) to create a more inclusive and accessible community for all residents and visitors to the Northern Beaches.

  • Get Involved

    4 months ago

    Complete our Survey online or complete a paper copy available at local libraries and upon request.

    We are also holding two information and feedback sessions for people living with a disability, family, carers, service providers and community members.

    • Evening session: Tuesday 29 November, Pittwater RSL, 6:30pm-8:30pm, registrations and refreshments from 6pm.
    • Day time session: Thursday 1 December, Dee Why RSL, 10:30am-12:30pm, registrations and refreshments from 10am.
    Bookings essential. Please advise of any special needs when booking.

    Comments Closed: 9 December 2016

    To know more about the Northern Beaches DIAP or upcoming consultation activities, contact:

    Jessica Currie on (02) 9942 2111

    Complete our Survey online or complete a paper copy available at local libraries and upon request.

    We are also holding two information and feedback sessions for people living with a disability, family, carers, service providers and community members.

    • Evening session: Tuesday 29 November, Pittwater RSL, 6:30pm-8:30pm, registrations and refreshments from 6pm.
    • Day time session: Thursday 1 December, Dee Why RSL, 10:30am-12:30pm, registrations and refreshments from 10am.
    Bookings essential. Please advise of any special needs when booking.

    Comments Closed: 9 December 2016

    To know more about the Northern Beaches DIAP or upcoming consultation activities, contact:

    Jessica Currie on (02) 9942 2111

  • Disability in Australia

    4 months ago

    • 18 % of people in Australia live with a disability
    • 1 in 3 people with disability have a profound or severe disability
    • Almost 90% of disabilities are not readily visible
    • Nearly one-third of people with disability work part-time, wanting to work more hours
    • 51% of Australians aged 65 and over live with disability
    • 35% of women and 28% of men aged 15 years and over with disability have avoided situations because of their disability.

    To overcome some of the disadvantage that persons with a disability face every day, the NSW government introduced new legislation in 2014 that now requires all government agencies, including Councils to produce a Disability Inclusion Action Plan by July 2017.

    The Disability Inclusion Action Plan will outline how we plan to create and inclusive and accessible community for all. This plan will need to address four key areas:

    • Attitudes and Behaviours
    • Employment
    • Liveable Communities
    • Systems and Processes

    • 18 % of people in Australia live with a disability
    • 1 in 3 people with disability have a profound or severe disability
    • Almost 90% of disabilities are not readily visible
    • Nearly one-third of people with disability work part-time, wanting to work more hours
    • 51% of Australians aged 65 and over live with disability
    • 35% of women and 28% of men aged 15 years and over with disability have avoided situations because of their disability.

    To overcome some of the disadvantage that persons with a disability face every day, the NSW government introduced new legislation in 2014 that now requires all government agencies, including Councils to produce a Disability Inclusion Action Plan by July 2017.

    The Disability Inclusion Action Plan will outline how we plan to create and inclusive and accessible community for all. This plan will need to address four key areas:

    • Attitudes and Behaviours
    • Employment
    • Liveable Communities
    • Systems and Processes