Disability Advisory Committee
The Disability Advisory Committee provides advice and support to Council on how it can improve the wellbeing of people with disabilities and their carers.
The committee’s membership includes people with a disability, carers or family members of people with a disability, and other people able to represent the views of Yarra residents living with a disability. Yarra Mayor Cr Jackie Fristacky chairs the committee's meetings.
In 2014, the committee will meet monthly at the Collingwood Library (11 Stanton Street, Abbotsford) from 4pm-6pm. The dates for the meetings are as follows:
- Tuesday 11 February - this meeting will be held at the Willowview Centre (6 Eddy Court, next to the Collingwood Town Hall) due to library being closed for maintenance.
- Tuesday 11 March
- Tuesday 15 April
- Tuesday 13 May
- Tuesday 10 June
- Tuesday 15 July
- Tuesday 12 August
- Tuesday 9 September
- Tuesday 14 October
- Tuesday 18 November
The meetings are open to members of the public. If you would like to attend a meeting, please first contact Marta Rokicki, Coordinator Access and Inclusion, on 9205 5435 or at Marta.Rokicki@yarracity.vic.gov.au
The committee provides advice and support to Council on several matters including:
- The integration of disability access and inclusion principles and best practice into the core activities of Council, and
- Council’s advocacy role to promote access and inclusion at the broader level.
Here is the Disability Advisory Committee - Terms of Reference (45.41kB)
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