Disability Working Group

The Disability Working Group aims to:

  • give advice to Council on issues relating to disability, access, communication, participation and advocacy
  • identify issues affecting people with a disability and to advocate and promote an awareness and understanding of these within Council and the community, and
  • oversee and help to develop, monitor and implement the Moreland Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2016-20.

Scope

The Disability Working Group gives Council with a forum to discuss and address issues about disability and to guide the implementation and monitoring of the Moreland Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2016-20.

Download the Moreland Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2016-20 (PDF 4Mb) or Easy English version (DOC 16Mb).

Membership

  • Two Councillor representatives
  • Up to 10 community representatives with lived experience in disability
  • Moreland City Council Disability Planner

Meetings

Meetings held 6 times a year, usually Wednesdays, 12.00pm - 2.00pm. The venue is usually at Moreland Civic Centre Coburg, unless otherwise arranged.

If you would like to join the Moreland Disability Working Group, please refer to the Terms of Reference below and contact Council's Disability Planner - gparis@moreland.vic.gov.au, or call 9240 1111.

Terms of reference

Terms of Reference for the Moreland Disability Advisory Committee (DOC 62Kb)