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Disability Inclusion Action Plans

Disability inclusion action plan

Have you developed your Disability Inclusion Action plan ?

You have your Reconciliation Action plan, you have worked on better inclusion for your LGBTIQ+ community but have you developed your Disability Inclusion Action plan?

Disability affects 1 in 5 Australians

Without well thought through inclusion strategies, you may be alienating 20% of your market. Studies in the UK suggest businesses lose approximately £2 billion per month by ignoring the needs of people with disability. Supporting this, 1 in 3 Australians with disability state their buying decisions have been positively influenced by an organisation’s reputation as being supportive of people with disability*

All Public entities across Australia must have a disability action plan. The Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1992 provides the foundation of disability inclusion in Australia. It highlights our responsibilities under the United Nations Convention on the rights of People with Disabilities. Each state then has its own disability legislation.

So whether you are a private or a public organisation we can work with you to focus on the five key barriers to disability inclusion:

  • Physical
  • Institutional
  • Attitudinal
  • Communication
  • Technology

Our approach

Our aim is to work with you to understand your unique business or organisation objectives and strategic disability inclusion action plan, we then consult with your staff and clients to gain an understanding of what is currently being done well and what are some areas for improvement. As with disability, no two disability action plans should look the same. Contact us to find out more.