Access & Inclusion
The Shire of Exmouth values the equal worth of all people and is committed to promoting and ensuring access and inclusion for the entire community and visitors to Exmouth. Whether it is parents with prams, people with disability or people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the Shire are committed to ensuring equal access and best practice principles apply so that all people can enjoy and participate in our great community.
Disability Access and Inclusion Plan
In 2015, with the help of the Exmouth Community, the Shire reviewed and updated our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan. 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 Exmouth Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2015.
Advocating for Access and Inclusion
The Shire encourages the community and commercial sectors to provide for the needs of people with disability and can assist with advice or direct you to advisory services on a range of information including accessible building requirements and features, strategy development, web access features and access parking requirements by contacting the Shire on (08) 9949 3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To find out information about accessible travel options in Exmouth, go to the Exmouth Visitor Centre ‘Travelling for People with Disabilities’ section or contact them directly on http://www.visitningaloo.com.au/ or 08 9949 1176 and email@example.com
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 9949 3021 or firstname.lastname@example.org or in person to access this service.
How to Access a Beach Wheelchair
Head for the water and enjoy a day out at the beach by borrowing one of the community beach wheelchairs. Wheelchairs can be accessed by contacting:
The Exmouth Yacht Club on 0427 492 455
Milyering Visitor Centre 08 9949 2808
Disability Parking in Exmouth
The Shire provides ACROD parking bays at:
- Exmouth Visitors Centre
- Kennedy St Car Park
- Car park behind Westpac
- Shire Office
- Ross St Mall car park
Support for People with Disability
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.
Rights for People with Disability
The Australian Human Rights Commission leads the implementation of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 to stop disability discrimination. The act promotes equal rights and opportunity and access for people with disabilities.
Complaints about discrimination and breaches of human rights can be made by visiting the Australian Human Rights Commission website.
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.