Disability information

Access & Equity Advisory Committee

'To enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities within our diverse community in our unique environment through the excellence of service and leadership.'

Disability Action Week

Disability Action Week is held annually in September and aims to empower people with a disability, raise awareness of disability issues, and improve access and inclusion throughout the wider community.

In 2015, Disability Action Week will be held on 13-19 September.

Check back here closer to the date for information on events in the Cairns region. 

Accessible Cairns

Get the latest news, join a forum, have your say, see what's happening in our region and get accessible information. Council has created the Accessible Cairns website to assist locals and visitors to our region to be able to plan their trip or access services that are accessible to people with a disability, their family, friends, carers and support workers.

Access for all directory

Council has created the Access for All directory that provides information on our region for locals and visitors with a disability, their family, support workers and carers.

How to get listed

Would you like your business to be part of the Access for All Directory? If so, then the Accessible Self Appraisal tool is available in the related documents area.

Last updated: 25 June 2015