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Regional Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

Local Government plays an important role in creating an environment which is inclusive of all people, through its planning role and also through its involvement in community activities and provision of a range of services.

Commitment 6.2 of the Barossa Light and Lower Northern Regional Public Health and Wellbeing Plan highlights the need to support accessibility for all through Council services and facilities. The key actions highlighted within Commitment 6.2 include:

  • Implement Council Disability Discrimination Act Plans.
  • Investigate the opportunity for a regional Disability Discrimination Act Plan.
  • Integrate access considerations into urban, asset and community planning.

The Adelaide Plains Council, The Barossa Council, the Town of Gawler and the Light Regional Council have committed to a regional approach in developing a Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.

This is the first Disability Access and Inclusion Plan to be developed at a regional level in South Australia.

Access for people with a disability is a legislative requirement under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992. The Act makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person with a disability.

The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 encourages everyone to be involved in implementing the Act and to share in the overall benefits to the community and the economy that flow from participation by the widest range of people.

 

Draft Barossa Light and Lower North Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

8 November 2017

You are invited to provide feedback on the draft Barossa Light and Lower North Disability Access and Inclusion Plan from Wednesday 8 November 2017 to Friday 1 December 2017.

HAVE YOUR SAY ABOUT DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION IN YOUR COMMUNITY

From Wednesday 8 November 2017 to Friday 1 December 2017 the draft Plan will be available for public inspection or for viewing during office hours at both of Council’s Offices; 93 Main Street, Kapunda, & 12 Hanson Street, Freeling as well as the Kapunda, Freeling and Greenock Libraries. 

Written submissions regarding the draft Plan must be received by Council by 5pm on Friday 1 December 2017

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You are invited to provide written submission on the draft Barossa Light  and Lower North Disability Access and Inclusion Plan via the following options.

If you have any questions or require further information, or would prefer to provide feedback on the draft Plan via an alternative method (e.g. face-to-face discussion), please contact Lorinda Bayley on 8525 3200 during office hours.

All submissions will be reviewed and used to shape the final document which will be considered by the Council.

Light Regional Council
93 Main Street (PO Box 72)
Kapunda SA 5373
Contact
Tel: (08) 8525 3200 | Fax: (08) 8566 3262