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Access and Inclusion Plan

City of Bayswater Access and Inclusion Plan 2020 – 2024

The City of Bayswater Access and Inclusion Plan 2020 – 2024 has been developed through extensive community consultation.

We would like to extend our thanks to people with disability and the wider community for providing valuable feedback to assist us in the review of our Plan to improve access and inclusion to Council services and facilities over the next four years.

The Plan was adopted by Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 24 March 2020, and has been formerly lodged with the Department of Communities, as legislated.

The publication will be made available on our website soon. In the meantime, should you wish to obtain a hard copy of the Plan when printed, or in an alternative format, please contact Community Development on 9272 0658 or email inclusion@bayswater.wa.gov.au

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why does the City of Bayswater need to have a Plan to improve access and inclusion?

The Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) is a legislative requirement under the Western Australian Disability Services Act (1993) (the Act). This requires all local governments to review their DAIPs at least every five years. The Act requires local governments to lodge their Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) to the Department of Communities and at the end of each financial year to provide a report on DAIP implementation. 

Achievements that support access and inclusion are reported in the Annual Report which is available on the City's website at www.bayswater.wa.gov.au

The Disability Services Act 1993 requires not only City staff but also agents and contractors engaged by the City to deliver a service to the public to ensure that they take the needs of people with disability into account, in a manner consistent with the Access and Inclusion Plan.

Guide for Agents and Contractors

Why is the City of Bayswater Access and Inclusion Plan important to people with disability?

The City of Bayswater Access and Inclusion Plan guides our organisation to remove barriers that prevent equity of access and inclusion for people who use Council owned and managed facilities and services.

Our new Access and Inclusion Plan 2020 - 2024 will assist the City to progress its commitment to identify and remove barriers which may include but not be limited to physical access, attitudinal, or practices that do not provide the same opportunities as other members in the community to participate. 

What suburbs are within the City of Bayswater?

The following suburbs are located in the City of Bayswater: Noranda, Morley, Embleton, Bedford, Bayswater, and Maylands

For more information on the City of Bayswater demographic profile, please see our Suburbs Profile

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