People with disability and their carers make valuable contributions to our community every day. The draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) 2022-26 identifies how Council will address barriers and make Penrith more inclusive. Actions are identified in four areas:

  • Attitudes and Behaviours – of the community towards people with disability, which may result in limiting access to employment and/or opportunities to contribute to social, economic and cultural life.  
  • Liveable Communities – appropriate access to transport, housing, pathways and recreation opportunities.
  • Employment - increasing the quality of employment and employment rates of people with disability.  
  • Systems and Processes - improving access to information, services and support. 

The draft DIAP has been informed by the experiences of people with a disability, carers, family members, supporters and service providers. Further feedback will make sure we get it right.

How to have your say

  1. Review what we heard
  2. Read the draft the draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan and detailed action plan.
  3. Provide feedback by 9am Tuesday 10 May 2022

We want to make sure everyone can provide feedback. You can:

  • Complete feedback online
  • Contact Natalie Wadwell, Community Capacity Officer. Call 4732 7513 or email Natalie.Wadwell@penrith.city
  • Book a conversation with a community group of up to 8 people. To keep everyone safe and comfortable, COVID-safe protocols for each session will be identified and followed.
  • Talk to us via a free interpreter or the National Relay Service. Call these services Monday to Friday between 9am-4pm and provide our phone number 4732 7513: