Access and inclusion
The City of Subiaco is working at improving the accessibility and inclusiveness of all aspects of city functions. This includes physical access as well as enhancing the inclusiveness of everything the city provides.
Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2012-17 (DAIP)
The city is required by legislation to develop a plan and act on the recommendations to improve the inclusiveness and accessibility of everything the City of Subiaco provides for the community, residents and visitors alike.
Read the DAIP (PDF, 474KB).
Disability Access and Inclusion Committee (DAIC)
The DAIC consists of people with disability, community members with an interest and / or expertise in disability issues, service providers and elected members. The role of DAIC is to advise the council on issues pertaining to disability in the community. Anyone can nominate to be a member of the committee and from time to time there will be advertisements in Subiaco Scene and Talk About Subi asking for new members. If you are interested in becoming a member, contact the city at firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line 'Attention DAIC'.
Summary of disability access Laws, Regulations, Standards and Guidelines
This document has been developed to provide prospective builders and developers with information regarding
state and national regulations pertaining to disability access. This document has been created as a guide and
is not a requirement for a planning application within the City of Subiaco. However, mandatory requirements
still apply to any development. References to legislation and Australian Standards are provided for the
information of the applicant.
Download the summary of disability access Laws, Regulations, Standards and Guidelines (PDF, 941KB)
Visiting the city
The You're Welcome initiative is a website that provides information on the accessibility of different venues and businesses throughout the City of Subiaco. Every effort is made to update the website and add new locations as they arise.
To find out about the accessibility of a place, please visit the Access WA website.
Disability services and activities
For events and programs in the City of Subiaco, please see our events calendar, go to the Visit Subi website, or read our print publications Subi Scene (found in the Post newspaper) and Talk about Subi. When making an RSVP to events and activities please indicate if you have any specific access requirements such as accessible parking, require an Auslan interpreter or audio loop, etc to ensure city staff can best support you at the event.
Among the special days or weeks that the city acknowledges is International Day of People with Disabilities (3rd December), Mental Health Week (October), Carers Week (October) and Disability Awareness Week (early December).