Disability Inclusion Action Plan

Our Council has adopted a Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) for 2022-2026

View the Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2022-2026

This renews the previous plan in place.

If you would like to talk about the DIAP, or related issues, please contact Hunter’s Hill Council via:

Email: customerservice@huntershill.nsw.gov.au or
Phone: (02) 9879 9400

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Frequently Asked Questions

The NSW Disability Inclusion Act (2014)  requires that Disability Inclusion Action Plans (DIAP) are developed by NSW government departments and local councils.

Hunter’s Hill and Lane Cove councils are developing a shared DIAP for 2022-2026.

It will detail the actions to be taken by each Council over the four-year period to build strong communities that are inclusive of people with disability.

These provide a public commitment to create more inclusive and accessible communities.

The DIAP will build upon previous actions taken by each council to improve access across their local government areas.

The previous DIAPs are available here: Lane Cove DIAP and Hunter’s Hill DIAP.

It is not usually the disability itself that stops people with disability doing things. People can often deal with the conditions associated with their disability.

DIAPs focus on the structural and attitudinal barriers that prevent people with disability gaining equal access to information, places, services, transport, housing, education, training, employment, and social opportunities. If you remove these barriers much of the disadvantage and loss of independence also disappear.

This DIAP is about making our communities more inclusive for people living, working and visiting the Hunters Hill and Lane Cove local government areas.

The DIAP will not only benefit people with disability, it will make our local areas more connected and livable places for carers, older people, those with a temporary disability and families with young children. It will promote diversity. The economic participation of people with disability will be good for business.

The councils engaged consultants JC Harwood Consulting & Smart & Kay to assist in developing the DIAP. The consultants have backgrounds in working with communities and governments to improve fair access for people with disabilities.

Our communities including people with disability, Council staff and other key stakeholders were consulted via a range of engagement methods.


Stakeholder input is critical to developing this DIAP. We respect the confidentiality of all participants and will ensure that their input is handled sensitively, appropriately and confidentially without revealing personal identities, unless specific consent has been given. Personal information will be collected and stored in accordance with Councils’ Privacy Management Plans.

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Hunter’s Hill Council

22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400
E: customerservice@huntershill.nsw.gov.au
ABN: 75 570 316 011