At the last Council meeting I moved a motion asking administration to investigate ways to make businesses more accessible. The motion was carried unanimously. The above story in The City (page 7, 18 February 2015) provides some background on the benefits of a scheme to incentivise the retro-fitting and renovating of businesses to improve access.
Welcome to the 4th edition of my E-Newsletter! This month has been busy but productive. As foreshadowed during the election campaign, I have been advocating for improved disability access in the city – initiating an investigation into a range of options to encourage businesses to make their premises more accessible.
Following some community feedback, I have made changes to this newsletter – providing more information on the outcomes of Council and less on activities and events. Please do let me know what you think!
Welcome to the first edition of my E-Newsletter for 2015! January has been a busy month and I have pursued a number of initiatives to make our city more inclusive. In particular, I’ve been looking at a new icon to celebrate diversity and the provision of increased support for homeless people during extreme heat.