Inclusive communities are where all members feel valued and have the opportunity to fully participate in the life of that community. In simple terms, a socially inclusive community is one in which everyone can enjoy the opportunity of participation be it in sport, culture, work or learning; where more people are ‘one of us’ than ‘one of them’.
Age Friendly Communities
Age friendly communities are those that are inclusive and accessible for people of all ages. This encompasses spaces and places and programs and initiatives that make a community better for all residents - from children and young people to seniors. Read more here.
Local Governments have a significant role to play in ensuring that all refugees and new migrants feel welcomed and included; understand their rights and responsibilities; participate in our democracy and are supported with appropriate services in the local community. Read more here.
Livable and Inclusive Communities (LIC) are an ideal community to strive for. Read more here.
Disability Inclusive Communities
Local Governments possess a high level of expertise in disability and have policies and processes in place to promote and increase access and participation. Read more here.