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Disability Advisory Committee

The Disability Advisory Committee guides Knox City Council on disability awareness and inclusion.

It's made up of community members, Council officers and current Councillors.

Committee objectives

The Committee's objectives are to:

  • advise Council regarding strategic issues that affect Knox residents with disabilities, their families and carers
  • help develop policy and action planning around access and inclusion
  • assist Council to ensure all Knox policies, programs and protocols reflect the needs and rights of residents with disabilities, their families and carers
  • act as a central point to discuss relevant issues to people with disabilities, their families and carers
  • promote disability awareness within Council and the wider Knox community

Committee membership

A diverse group of local volunteers make up the Committee.

Committee members must have an interest in and knowledge of the disability sector.

Length of engagement

Committee members are elected for two years.

Join the Committee

Let us know if you'd like to join the Committee.

Councillor members

Council appoints up to two Councillors to support the Committee in a range of areas, including delegated authority and advocacy.

Current Committee Councillors

The current Councillors are:

  • Cr Nicole Seymour
  • Cr Meagan Baker.

Council officers

The Knox City Council CEO nominates officers to provide advice and support to the Committee.

Meetings

Meetings take place bi-monthly. The Committee is guided by a Terms of Reference.

Need help?

Contact us and we will come back to you.

Or call our Disability Leadership team on 9298 8000.

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