Access & inclusion

The City of Adelaide is committed to making the city a welcoming and inclusive place for all people to enjoy.

As South Australia’s Capital City Council, the City of Adelaide is continually working toward demonstrating best practice in access and inclusion planning.

Developing a strategy

In February 2019 the City of Adelaide endorsed its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2019-2022 (DAIP).

The DAIP outlines Council’s policy position and includes an action plan. You can read the full DAIP by clicking the links below:

Access and Inclusion Advisory Panel members

The Access and Inclusion Advisory Panel aims to connect Council to people’s lived experience. The Panel meets quarterly to help shape the access and inclusion outcomes for key projects across the city.

Access and Inclusion Advisory Panel Members

The Access and Inclusion Advisory Panel Members

Back row: Tony Russo (proxy), Tony Starkey (Royal Society for the Blind) , Rebecca Morton (Autism SA), Shona Edwards, Ilia Houridis (chair), Verity Moreland (proxy), Debra Swann, Somi Lindsay (Multicultural Communities Council of South Australia), Jung Yoon

Front row:

Claudia Bailey, Elena DiBez (Kudos Services), Jayson Hanrahan, Jeanette Bath, Deanne Hanchant-Nichols

Read more about the individual panel members.

Download the Access and Inclusion Panel Terms of Reference.

Read about the Achievements of the 2019-2022 Panel.

Other useful information

DACSSA – Disability Advocacy Complaints Service of South Australia is a not-for-profit organisation, funded by the Australian Government that provides support information and advocacy for all people with disability, their families, friends and carers.

Accessible toilets – the national toilet map which includes locations of accessible toilets for people with disability or mobility limitations.

Public Transport – Information about accessibility on Adelaide Metro public transport such as trains, trams and buses.

Australian Human Rights Commission – for the promotion and protection of human rights in Australia. They work with individuals, businesses, community and government to educate and ensure human rights are provided.

Equal Opportunities Commission SA – an independent statutory body that promotes equal opportunity between the citizens of South Australia. They provide education and assistance regarding certain kinds of discrimination based on sex, race, disability, age or various other grounds.

The Housing Hub - a web based tool designed to be used by people living with disability who are searching for housing options in the community.

For those applying for City of Adelaide grants and sponsorship, we've put together information regarding accessibility considerations