Cessnock City Council is excited to offer a free landholder workshop educating residents on how they can help enhance biodiversity in the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA).Read More
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.
Accessible and Inclusive Event Practice Guide
Council has developed a practice guide to assist event organisers plan accessible and inclusive community events. The guide provides an overview of some of the access measures and considerations that can be implemented to ensure people with disability can participate.
If you have any questions about the guide, or require it in another format, please contact Council's Community and Cultural Engagement Section on 02 4993 4100.