Disability, access and inclusion
A City for Everyone: Inclusive Brisbane Plan 2019-2029 outlines Council's commitment to make Brisbane a city for everyone.
Council bus features include wheelchair ramps, level front door access and more.
All Gen 4 CityCat ferries are fully accessible, and provide multiple spaces for wheelchairs and mobility scooters on each vessel.
Streets and footpaths
Council aims to ensure all pedestrians with mobility or vision impairment can walk or wheel around the streets and footpaths safely.
Brisbane Mobility Map
Council’s Brisbane Mobility Map is a guide to Brisbane’s city centre for people with impaired mobility. It shows accessible infrastructure in the CBD and City Botanic Gardens, including features such as accessible toilets, seating, disability parking spots, taxi ranks, drop-off zones and path gradients.
Download the map:
If you have a vision impairment and would like support to navigate the CBD or to obtain a hard copy of the map, contact Council’s Access and Inclusion team by calling 07 3403 8888.
Virtus Oceania Asia Games 2022
From 5-11 November 2022 Brisbane hosted the Virtus Oceania Asia Games 2022 (OA Games). Delivered by Sport Inclusion Australia, the OA Games is an international multi-sport competition that showcases hundreds of elite athletes with intellectual impairment competing in their specialised field to win gold.
The 2022 event was the first time a Virtus Regional Games was held in the Oceania Asia region, with hundreds of athletes and officials from Asia, the Pacific and New Zealand competing in 11 different sports such as athletics, basketball, cycling, swimming and more.
We’re proud to be an inclusive and accessible city, ready to host and deliver exciting events on the green and gold runway to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Find what you need
Council is creating a city for everyone. Read about our 10-year plan which supports people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to travel, work, live, enjoy and connect with all Brisbane has to offer.
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 the Lord Mayor's Better Suburbs Grants program. The program funds community projects or services, including those that promote access and inclusion, such as improvement of accessibility at community facilities.
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.