For people with disabilities

A range of information, resources and services are available for people with disabilities.

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Strengthening disability inclusion in our community

Our Social Planning and Community team work across departments, with Manningham’s libraries and leisure centres to strengthen inclusion of all Manningham residents. 

Contributions from those who are interested in disability services and initiatives within Manningham are welcome. Manningham community members who have a disability are also invited to share their experiences to better inform Council policy and practice.

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Apply for an accessible parking permit

Find out how to apply for an accessible parking permit and how much it costs

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Manningham Disability Advisory Committee

The role of the Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) is to provide Council with direct access to a group of people who have a diverse understanding of living with a disability in Manningham. The Committee is a group of dedicated people who are advocates for increasing disability inclusion in Manningham.

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Building Equitable Employment Network

Manningham holds the Building Equitable Employment Network meetings in collaboration with Knox Council.

It is a network of people and organisations who share information, opportunities, and collaborate to increase authentic employment opportunities for people with disability.

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Encouraging inclusive employment

Get advice on inclusive employment, whether you are looking to employ people with disabilities or if you are a person with disability looking for work. 

International Day of People with a Disability

International Day of People with a Disability

International Day of People with a Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December each year.

IDPwD is a United Nations sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with a disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.

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Want to stay up to date with inclusive activities and opportunities?

Our bi-monthly Community Strengthening e-newsletter aims to build resilient and vibrant communities by keeping you informed about programs, services, council projects, opportunities and important news for local community groups and organisations. 

Do you need to receive the e-newsletter in another format? Contact us on 9840 9333 or email

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