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Business Access and Inclusion

Improved access and inclusion has significant benefits for businesses.

Good access is great for business

The City of Bayswater Access and Inclusion Plan 2020 – 2024  builds upon the work already achieved by the City in its efforts to improve physical access to buildings and facilities, ensure people with disability can access services and events, are provided with information in their preferred format on request, can participate in consultations and provide feedback to Council as well as continuing to progress employment initiatives.

The City of Bayswater, in partnership with People With Disability WA, invites businesses to a FREE 'Accessible Baysie Business Breakfast':

Date: Monday 19 October
Time: 7am to 9am
Venue: City of Bayswater Civic Centre - 61 Broun Avenue, Morley

This FREE business breakfast event provides support for local small and medium-sized businesses to become more welcoming and inclusive for people with disability.

Over 4 million people in Australia have or will acquire some form of disability in their lifetime. That's 1 in 5 people.  According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Census, it was estimated 2,888 people living within the City of Bayswater reported a need for assistance due to a disability.  This means that if your business isn’t accessible to people with disability, you are missing out on paying customers.

Baysie Business Breakfast Benefits

  • You will learn simple tips on how to make your goods and services more inclusive, as well as how to tap into a customer base your business might be missing out on.
  • Free one-on-one analysis and accessibility audits are available for the first five businesses to book.
  • Reconnect and network with other local Baysie businesses

Tickets are limited.  Book now at:

https://accessiblebaysiebusinessbreakfast.eventbrite.com.au

To find out more, please contact 9272 0658 or email inclusion@bayswater.wa.gov.au


Workforce diversty benefits

Improved access and inclusion has significant benefits for business staff and customers.  The Australian Network on Disability has launched a video illustrating the business case for the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business - as employees, customers and stakeholders.  The video highlights the current rates of disability in Australia, and encourages businesses to recognise people with disability as valuable potential employees and customers.

Click on the link below to watch the video.

Access and Inclusion is Good for Business

Disability employment services providers

In Western Australia, National Disability Services, with funding from Department of Communities, have established an easy-to-use job matching website to connect disability service providers or people who are self-managing with workers with the right skills and values.

To find out more, visit Jobs in WA Disability Services and Jobs Access

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