Access and Equity Advisory Committee

Nominations have closed for 16 Committee positions.

The Manningham Access and Equity Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly to support Council in making decisions that consider the interests, values and needs of Manningham’s diverse communities as they relate to human rights, access, equity and inclusion.

The diverse communities to be represented by the Committee are:

  • People with culturally, linguistically and/or religiously diverse backgrounds.
  • People with disabilities and carers.
  • People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and/or queer.
  • Women and men, in terms of gender equity.

The nomination period to join the 2018 – 2021 committee closed on 9 May 2018. Applications are currently being assessed and applicants will be notified in late June. 

If you have any questions please contact Jon Adams or Kirsten Reedy via email at accessandequity@manningham.vic.gov.au or phone 9840 9333. An Interpreter Service is available by phoning 9840 9355.

Access, Equity and Diversity Strategy 2014 - 2017

We are committed to promoting and celebrating our community's diversity and addressing access and social inclusion issues. Council's Access, Equity and Diversity Strategy 2014-2017 targets cultural diversity, religious diversity, linguistic diversity, gender equity, age, sexual identity and disability.

A revised strategy called Inclusive Manningham Strategy 2018-2021 will be available for public comment in August 2018.
For more information please call the Social Planning and Community Development team on 9840 9333 or email accessandequity@manningham.vic.gov.au