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Access & Inclusion
Disability Inclusion Action Plan
Council on the 7 June 2017, adopted its Disability Inclusion Action Plan (2017-2021).
In developing the Plan, 160 people from the community engaged in the consultation process.
The Plan guides Council for how it can be responsive to the needs of people with a disability living and visiting the Cessnock Local Government Area.
The Plan comprises four focus areas and they are:-
- Develop positive community attitudes and behaviours
- Create liveable communities
- Support access to meaningful employment
- Improve access to services through better systems and processes
Each of the four focus areas contain a number of actions.
For more information contact Council's Community and Cultural Engagement Section on 49934100.