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Disability Inclusion Action Plan
Singleton Council recognises the rights of everyone to have equal dignified access to services and facilities and is committed to working with the community to make Singleton an inclusive community for all. Council is committed to addressing identified barriers to delivery of services and facilities.  The Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2021 provides actions and deliverables that will assist Singleton Council to work towards its vision of being ‘Vibrant, Progressive, Connected, Sustainable, Resilient’ and making Singleton truly accessible for all.

mobility map of access paths for the Singleton town centre has been developed.

Other initiatives are being pursued including the "Accessible Communities" project where the Committee is working with businesses to encourage and support them to improve their accessibility.

Singleton Public Library

Accessibility
Singleton Public Library has two accessible parking spaces located in the library car park. These spaces are located directly next to the pedestrian crossing to allow safe passage from the car park to the automatic front entrance to the library.

There is a ramp extending from the footpath on Queen Street to the front entrance of the library and a drop off zone directly outside the front door to allow drivers to pick up and drop off passengers.

A unisex accessible toilet is located in the main foyer of the library. This facility includes a left-hand transfer.

The library is all on one level and does not include any stairs.

Resources  

The library collection includes a range of large-print and audio-books available for you to borrow.

Home Library Service

If you find it difficult to access the library due to mobility you may be eligible for the Home Library Service. Community volunteers can deliver items to your home on the last Thursday of each month. Items available through the Home Library Service include books, large print books, audio books, DVD's CD's and magazines. For more information about the Home Library Service please contact the library.


Singleton and District Disability Advisory Committee

The Singleton and District Disability Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly and advises Council on the needs of the community, and advocates for people with a disability.  

If you have a concern or suggestion that you would like the committee to discuss please submit this by email to the Community Development Officer for consideration at the next scheduled meeting.


All Abilities Playground

Singleton Council offers an All Abilities Playground at Rose Point Park including a wide range of equipment, a wheel-chair accessible Liberty Swing, designated accessible parking and toilet facilities.

For more information please visit Rose Point Park.



Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290