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Canterbury-Bankstown e-waste recycling event is backhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/canterbury-bankstown-e-waste-recycling-event-is-backCanterbury-Bankstown e-waste recycling event is back2023-05-28T14:00:00Z
Creating safer streets for pedestrians and drivershttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/creating-safer-streets-for-pedestrians-and-driversCreating safer streets for pedestrians and drivers2023-05-28T14:00:00Z
Have Your Say on 2023/24 operational planhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/have-your-say-on-2023-24-operational-planHave Your Say on 2023/24 operational plan2023-05-28T14:00:00Z
Honouring National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Weekhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/honouring-national-sorry-day-and-reconciliation-weekHonouring National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week2023-05-28T14:00:00Z
Hello, Possums! Providing homes for native animalshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/hello-possums-providing-homes-for-native-animalsHello, Possums! Providing homes for native animals2023-05-18T14:00:00Z
The dogs are barking: Animal shelter at capacityhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/the-dogs-are-barking-animal-shelter-at-capacityThe dogs are barking: Animal shelter at capacity2023-05-15T14:00:00Z
Multiculturalism to take centre stagehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/multiculturalism-to-take-centre-stageMulticulturalism to take centre stage2023-05-14T14:00:00Z
New community centre opens in Hurlstone Parkhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/new-community-centre-opens-in-hurlstone-parkNew community centre opens in Hurlstone Park2023-04-30T14:00:00Z
Council booms into action against litterhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/council-booms-into-action-against-litterCouncil booms into action against litter2023-04-30T14:00:00Z
Learn about crime prevention and safetyhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/learn-about-crime-prevention-and-safetyLearn about crime prevention and safety2023-04-20T14:00:00Z
Historic show of faith at Ramadan Nightshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/historic-show-of-faith-at-ramadan-nightsHistoric show of faith at Ramadan Nights2023-04-19T14:00:00Z
Billy Dib celebrates Ramadan and remissionhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/billy-dib-celebrates-ramadan-and-remissionBilly Dib celebrates Ramadan and remission2023-04-16T14:00:00Z
Learn about your family history this ANZAC Dayhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/learn-about-your-family-history-this-anzac-dayLearn about your family history this ANZAC Day2023-04-16T14:00:00Z
Sensational shows to see at the Bryan Brown Theatrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/sensational-shows-to-see-at-the-bryan-brown-theatreSensational shows to see at the Bryan Brown Theatre2023-04-03T14:00:00Z
Beat boredom with our autumn school holidays programhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/beat-boredom-with-our-autumn-school-holidays-programBeat boredom with our autumn school holidays program2023-04-02T14:00:00Z
Debut event to eliminate racial discrimination in CBCityhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/debut-event-to-eliminate-racial-discrimination-in-cbcityDebut event to eliminate racial discrimination in CBCity2023-03-13T13:00:00Z
Programs to foster next generation of artistshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/programs-to-foster-next-generation-of-artistsPrograms to foster next generation of artists2023-03-13T13:00:00Z
"Not just about selling 'Yummy Yummy' food": The spiritual significance behind Ramadanhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/"not-just-about-selling-yummy-yummy-food"-the-spiritual-significance-behind-ramadan"Not just about selling 'Yummy Yummy' food": The spiritual significance behind Ramadan2023-03-08T13:00:00Z
Ramadan Nights Lakemba - Take your tastebuds on a tantalising tourhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/ramadan-nights-lakemba-take-your-tastebuds-on-a-tantalising-tourRamadan Nights Lakemba - Take your tastebuds on a tantalising tour2023-03-06T13:00:00Z
Bankstown Arts Centre fuels healing through arthttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/bankstown-arts-centre-fuels-healing-through-artBankstown Arts Centre fuels healing through art2023-03-05T13:00:00Z
Celebrating Canterbury-Bankstown's wonderful womenhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/celebrating-canterbury-bankstowns-wonderful-womenCelebrating Canterbury-Bankstown's wonderful women2023-03-05T13:00:00Z
Ramadan Nights - A spectacular month-long celebration of culturehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/ramadan-nights-a-spectacular-month-long-celebration-of-cultureRamadan Nights - A spectacular month-long celebration of culture2023-03-04T13:00:00Z
CBCity scores a hat trick with third synethic fieldhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/cbcity-scores-a-hat-trick-with-third-synethic-fieldCBCity scores a hat trick with third synethic field2023-02-26T13:00:00Z
Residents encouraged to join the clean up campaignhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/residents-encouraged-to-join-the-clean-up-campaignResidents encouraged to join the clean up campaign2023-02-20T13:00:00Z
Kicked to the curb: CBCity cracks down on illegal dumpinghttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/kicked-to-the-curb-cbcity-cracks-down-on-illegal-dumpingKicked to the curb: CBCity cracks down on illegal dumping2023-02-06T13:00:00Z
Campsie Lunar Noodle Markets: Lion dancers, lanterns and all the colour of Lunar New Yearhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/campsie-lunar-noodle-markets-lion-dancers-lanterns-and-all-the-colour-of-lunar-new-yearCampsie Lunar Noodle Markets: Lion dancers, lanterns and all the colour of Lunar New Year2023-01-29T13:00:00Z
Most outstanding honoured with CBCity's Australia Day Awardshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/most-outstanding-honoured-with-cbcitys-australia-day-awardsMost outstanding honoured with CBCity's Australia Day Awards2023-01-26T13:00:00Z
Welcoming CBCity’s new Aussies is the best way to celebrate Australia Dayhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/welcoming-cbcity’s-new-aussies-is-the-best-way-to-celebrate-australia-dayWelcoming CBCity’s new Aussies is the best way to celebrate Australia Day2023-01-19T13:00:00Z
Celebrate Australia Day & cool down at CBCity’s Pool Partieshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/celebrate-australia-day-cool-down-at-cbcity’s-pool-partiesCelebrate Australia Day & cool down at CBCity’s Pool Parties2023-01-16T13:00:00Z
Spectacular new water park opens at Greenacrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/spectacular-new-water-park-opens-at-greenacreSpectacular new water park opens at Greenacre2023-01-13T13:00:00Z

CBCity adopts new Disability Inclusion Action Plan

CBCity adopts new Disability Inclusion Action Plan City of Canterbury Bankstown has adopted a new Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) for 2022-26. Yes  
Julie Magill (red dress) and other members of Council’s Universal Access Committee

City of Canterbury Bankstown has adopted a new Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) for 2022-26.

The plan was prepared in close consultation with the community including those with lived experiences, something that Mayor Khal Asfour says was particularly important.

“We needed to consult the people with lived experience in disability in our area so that the plan reflects their needs. We’re committed to working on their priorities, including fostering positive attitudes and behaviours, creating liveable communities, increasing opportunities for employment and economic participation and improving systems and processes,” says Mayor Asfour.

Building on the success of Council’s last DIAP, the new DIAP is more ambitious, focusing on going above the minimum and considering principles of universal design.

Bankstown resident Julie Magill who lives with cerebral palsy, appreciated the opportunity to contribute to the plan. Julie serves on Council’s Universal Access Committee and attended focus groups and gave feedback before the plan was adopted.

 “To have been part of the process is a big step, not just for me, but for other disabled people. To be involved in the conversation and decisions on what is important for the next four years shows that disabled people are front and centre of the plan,” says Julie.

“The plan means that people with disability will have better access to the community and it lifts barriers to employment and makes information more accessible,” she says.

Fellow committee member and Yagoona resident, Dr. Abdul Zaitoun, emphasises the importance of the plan in combating isolation for people with disability.

"Isolation can be a big issue. We need to have respect for people with disability and help them be integrated into the community,” he says.

The DIAP was adopted by Council on Thursday 23 June 2022 with implementation beginning on Friday 1 July 2022.

To read the DIAP, visit cb.city/diap. Accessible versions include Easy Read, Rich Text Format and Auslan, as well as summaries in various community languages.


 4/10/2022 4:21 PM