Disability, access and inclusion
Council has released A City for Everyone: Draft Inclusive Brisbane Plan 2019-2029 for community feedback.
Accessible and inclusive
Council is building a more accessible and inclusive city. In this video, residents share their experiences around accessibility in Brisbane.
Streets and footpaths
Council aims to ensure all pedestrians with mobility or vision impairment can walk or wheel around the streets and footpaths safely.
Seniors travel for free
Free off-peak travel on buses, CityCats and ferries, for Brisbane's most 'mature' go card users is now available.
INAS Global Games 2019
In October 2019 Brisbane welcomed more than 1,000 athletes and officials from over 44 countries to compete in the INAS Global Games, a global sporting event for elite Athletes with an Intellectual Impairment. The warm welcome given to visitors and cities showcased Brisbane to the world as an inclusive city for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
Find out more about the INAS Global Games.
Find what you need
Council is committed to achieving equitable access and inclusion, so that everyone can use public facilities, participate in Council programs and receive full benefits from Council services.
Find information on Council grants aimed at building capacity and resilience within communities, as well as links to community organisations who provide services to the Brisbane City Council community.
Disability parking permits are issued and maintained by the Department of Transport and Main Roads.
Find information on accessibility features at Council facilities and venues including libraries, parks, community halls, swimming pools and City Hall.
Council offers community grants through its Access and Inclusion Community Partnership Program, for projects or services that improve access and inclusion in Brisbane.
Many buses and CityCats are designed for easy access. Bus features include wheelchair ramps, level front door access and more.
Council can arrange for bin collection from your property. Find out if you are eligible and how to book.
Council wants as many people as possible to easily access and use the information and resources on this website. Find out about our accessibility features.
The Council Cabs service organises door-to-door shared taxis at scheduled times for mobility impaired residents who find it difficult to get to their local shops.
Council has an exciting and diverse range of recreation programs for people of all ages and abilities. The vast majority of these are available to people with a disability, although safety requirements may restrict accessibility in some cases.
Book an Auslan interpreter
Council provides Auslan interpreter services free of charge. To book an Auslan interpreter, use our online booking form or phone Council on 07 3403 8888. Allow three weeks to book a meeting, as interpreter availability cannot be guaranteed on short notice.