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 inclusion panel

The Access and Inclusion Advisory Panel members are: Jody Holdback, Tony Starkey (Royal Society for the Blind), Sue Lyons (Department of Human Services), Jarad McLoughlin, Michele Colmer, Dilky Wijeyekoon (Australian Migrant Resource Centre), David Squirell, Christine Onishko, Karen Forde, Jae-Marie Jaensch, Nadia Moffat, Jocelyn Neumueller (Julia Farr Youth), Martin Sawtell (Access 2 Arts).

Read more about the individual panel members.

Download the Access and Inclusion Panel Terms of Reference.

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.