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Access Project Reference Group

Date commenced: 
7 July 2009
Date disbanded: 
10 December 2009

To implement the following key strategy from Council's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (2008-13):

  1. Implement the "Missed Business Program" to promote to businesses the economic benefits of being accessible by:

    a)  providing case studies to assist small business make their services and facilities more accessible

    b)   raising traders' awareness of good access practices through education or professional development sessions eg placement of A-frames and street furniture, accessible shop entrances

    c)   awarding Access Friendly Stickers to accessible businesses in recognition of achievement

    d)   making access information available on the Council's website
  2. Advocate for the business chambers to include an accessible business category in their annual awards.

Timeframe to carry out objectives

6 months


Councillor Representative(s): 

  • N/A

Invited Member(s): 

  • Kirrily Twyford, Regional Officer, Northern Rivers SCI Australia
  • Monica Smithlee, Post School Program Manager, Accommodation Network
  • Jenny Willemse, Northern Rivers Area Health Services
  • Beverly Norton, President, Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce
  • Jill Ball, Brunswick Heads Chamber of Commerce

Community Representative(s): 

  • Anne Hay
  • Owen Danvers

Staff Contact:

  • Administration and Community Services Manager Tel 02 6626 132 / 02 6685 9340
  • Disability Officer Tel 02 6685 9346

Committee Meets

As Required

8 September 2009
Report 43.36 KB
28 July 2009
Report 43.94 KB
7 July 2009
Report 39.74 KB