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International Day of People With Disability 2012

Disability

Council programs include:

There are many different types of disability. A disability can be caused by a genetic condition, an illness or an accident and may be permanent or temporary, visible or invisible and affect any age.

Disability types include:

  • Physical disability
  • Cognitive disability
  • Sensory disability
  • Neurological disability
  • Chronic illness
  • Psychiatric disability
  • A combination of the above

An Afternoon with Jessica Gallagher, Paralympian

Thursday 6 April 2017, 2:30-3:30pm, Maribyrnong City Council Offices
Corner Hyde and Napier Streets, Footscray
Join us for an afternoon of conversation and reflection with Jessica.

Paralympian Jessica Gallagher is the first and only Australian athlete to win medals at both the summer and winter Paralympics. Jessica has represented Australia in three sports – alpine skiing, athletics and most recently, track cycling where she won bronze at the Rio Paralympics in the 1km Time Trial on the tandem.
RSVP to: jessica_gallagher.eventbrite.com.au by 3 April 2017.
Free community event - download a copy of the flyer below.

Disability Policy and Action Plan

Council has a Disability Policy and Action Plan to ensure its services are accessible to all members of the community.

For more information or if you would like this information in an alternaitve format please contact:
Community Wellbeing
9688 0200
email@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

Or download a copy of our brochure "Council Sevices for People with Disability" below.

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