Inclusion and Disability Access Advisory Group

The Inclusion and Disability Access Advisory Group (IDAAG) is a volunteer Committee of Council. Members on the committee are volunteers and meetings are open to members of the public.

Purpose of IDAAG

The purpose of the Group is to:

  • Advocate for people who experience access and inclusion barriers including people who have mental health issues or psychosocial disability.
  • To engage, promote and celebrate the achievements of people with disability and the abilities they have to offer including people who have mental health issues or psychosocial disability.
  • Commit to build a truly inclusive community that celebrates diversity and recognises the importance of including everyone.
  • Shire officers provide comment and advice to Council to remove access and inclusion barriers, and raise issues for people with disability and their families, friends and carers.
  • To provide a means of communication between people with disability, families, friends, carers community members, Disability Services Commission and National Disability Insurance Scheme.
  • Be proactive in monitoring strategies/implementations of the Shire’s Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.
  • Assist Council in reviewing the Shire Access and Inclusion Plan.
  • To examine the implications of current policies and procedures relating to disability access and inclusion issues and when appropriate, report on and or make recommendations to Council.

Membership

There are 13 members on the committee including one elected member.

The member’s backgrounds generally reflect the following:

  • Four people who have a disability and reside within the Shire of Mundaring or who utilise the Shire of Mundaring as their local community.
  • Four people who are carers, friends or family of a person with a disability or who have demonstrated advocacy in access and inclusion issues for people disability. They reside within the Shire of Mundaring or utilise the Shire of Mundaring as their local community.
  • Four people who represent a community service organisation that operates within the Shire of Mundaring and provides support for people with disability.
  • One person representing a person or people who have mental health issues or psychosocial disability.

Download the form below to nominate to be a member of the Committee.

IDAAG Nomination Form (PDF)

More information and contact

For more information, please contact the Shire’s Community Engagement team on 9290 6682 or email shire@mundaring.wa.gov.au.