Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

Shire of Westonia welcomes everyone and is continually improving access and inclusion for residents and visitors. Our organisation remains committed to the inclusion of people with disability, both in employment and the provision of services to the community, through the improvement of access to its services, facilities and information.

The Shire of Westonia is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive community for everyone. The aim of this Disability Access and Inclusion Plan is to help the Shire with the coordination of planning and activities to ensure all community members have equal access to:

  1. Services and events
  2. Facilities and buildings
  3. Information
  4. Customer service
  5. Complaints mechanism
  6. Consultation process
  7. Employment opportunities at the Shire

Policy Statement

The Shire of Westonia will ensure its agents and contractors work towards achieving the seven desired outcomes of its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.

In March 2022, with the help of the community, the Shire reviewed and updated the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP). This important document outlines the strategies and tasks the Shire has adopted to ensure access, inclusion and meaningful participation for everyone in the community.

Click Here to access the Shire of Westonia Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) 2022-2027.

The Shire has the responsibility of ensuring the information we provide is accessible to the entire community.  Therefore information can be accessed in alternative formats upon request. Please contact the Shire on 08 9046 7063 , shire@westonia.wa.gov.au or in person to access this service

The Disability Services Commission is a government service which employs Local Area Coordinators to assist people with disabilities to plan, organise and access supports and services which enhance their participation in and contribution to their local community.

For further information, visit the Disability Services Commission website.

The Australian Human Rights Commission leads the implementation of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 to prevent discrimination. The act promotes equal rights, opportunity and access for people with disabilities.

People With Disabilities (WA) Inc. represents and speaks for the rights and equal treatment of all Western Australians with a disability. Visit their website for more information.