A City for Everyone: Inclusive Brisbane Plan 2019-2029 - 04 Enjoy - Ongoing actions

Council will continue to deliver the following initiatives.

  • Provide libraries to showcase authors from all walks of life and who reflect the diverse Brisbane community. Council will also continue to explore new ways to engage all residents in learning and continue delivering collections in diverse languages and formats (including audio books, languages other than English, large-print and LGBTIQ+ collections). A hub for international students will also continue in libraries, as will the exploration of extending library opening hours.
  • Provide opportunities to engage with leading-edge inclusive technologies through digital festivals and events that enhance residents’ lives (e.g. through increased mobility or communication).
  • Fund opportunities that promote inclusive participation in sport and active lifestyles.
  • Partner with community organisations to tailor activities to enable more people to be active and healthy.
  • Partner with communities to deliver activities that enhance mental health for all residents.
  • Provide cross-cultural events that build relationships between newly arrived migrant communities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Fund activities to improve physical health and fitness through Council’s Active and Healthy program.
  • Support community groups to improve their capacity to provide inclusive and accessible services.
  • Deliver Christmas events, galas and concerts for seniors.
  • Support the 50 Plus Centre, access to community facilities, halls and library meeting rooms.
  • Provide learning activities such as Auslan-interpreted children’s story time, free computer classes to build digital literacy and mobile and home-based library services.
  • Provide Council grant programs, as well as community development officers to support community organisations to address local community issues.
Last updated:27 March 2020