What we are doing to help keep our community safe and informed.
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Shoalhaven City Council actively supports people with disabilities and their carers.
You will find out about our activities to support the inclusion of people with a disability and to remove barriers so they have access and can participate in mainstream activities more easily.
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Shoalhaven City Council’s Inclusion and Access Advisory Group objective is to:
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Our Disability Inclusion Action Plan (2017–2021) outlines how we aim to support and improve the inclusion of people with a disability as part of our core business and remove barriers to access and participation.
It demonstrates Council's commitment to building an inclusive community to ensure that people with disability enjoy the same right to live their lives as they choose, enjoying the same opportunities and benefits of living and working in the Shoalhaven as others.
The plan was developed in consultation with people with disability and their supporters and services.
The Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK) is a master key that fits into specially designed locks allowing 24 hour a day access to public toilets.
Eligible people - those with a disability and a letter of authorisation from a doctor - can purchase a key that opens all accessible toilets, and Liberty Swings that have a MLAK symbol on them.
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Shoalhaven City Council has 10 beach wheelchairs available free of charge for beaches across the City.
The beach wheelchairs will provide and improve access to the beach for children and young people living with disability.
The child and adult size all-terrain beach wheelchairs will ensure children, particularly those aged 9 to 15 years, have access to and are included in mainstream activities, for example, visiting the beach.
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Liberty Swings are located at:
The Liberty Swings are an Australian invention that enables people using wheelchairs to experience the fun and enjoyment of swinging.
These swings have become a popular activity with children and adults using both electric and manual chairs.
You will need access to an MLAK key to open the gate.
MLAK keys are located at:
Last updated on 06 April 2020
Nowra City Administration Centre36 Bridge St, Nowra NSW 2541
Ulladulla Branch Office14 Deering St, Ulladulla NSW 2539
Shoalhaven City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work and their continuing cultural connections to land and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging for they hold the memories, culture, traditions and hopes of the future.