Does the Shire have a Disability Access and Inclusion Plan?

    Yes, the Shire has an Access and Inclusion Plan 2018-2022. You can read the Plan under the document section on this webpage.

    How does the Shire report its progress against its Access and Inclusion Plan?

    The Shire submits an annual progress report to the Disability Services Commission and reports on the implementation of the Plan in the Shire’s Annual Report.

    What is the function of the Shire’s Access and Inclusion Advisory Group?

    The Access and Inclusion Advisory Group will:

    • Contribute to the development, implementation and review of projects associated with the Shire’s Disability Access and Inclusion Strategy to achieve its objectives.
    • Form partnerships with and support the engagement of a broad cross-section of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale community, both residents and visitors about access and inclusion.
    • Provide recommendations to the Council, as required, in relation to access and inclusion to overcome barriers in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale based on stakeholder input.

    What is the membership of the Access and Inclusion Advisory Group?

    The Access and Inclusion Advisory Group consists of eight members – two Councillors and six community members.

     The members are:

    • APM Communities
    • Cr Dean Strautins – Chair
    • Cr Lauren Strange
    • Ellen Walker
    • Jennifer Maynard – Deputy Chair
    • Laura Samuelson
    • Leisa Hanson
    • Wanslea