Accessible, connected city

Learn about Council's plans to make Brisbane an accessible city for everyone.

Accessibility in libraries

Council libraries provide a range of accessible materials, including large-print books, audio books and downloadable content.

Streets and footpaths

Council aims to ensure all pedestrians with mobility or vision impairment can walk or week around the streets and footpaths safely.

Watch our video

In this video, Brisbane residents share their experiences around accessibility and inclusion in Brisbane. You can also read the text version. 

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Brisbane Access and Inclusion Plan 2012-2017

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.

Auslan interpreter service

Brisbane residents with hearing impairment can book an Auslan interpreter to discuss concerns with a Council officer or participate in a Council-run event. 

Brisbane Community Directory

Provides up-to-date information about community organisations who provide services to the Brisbane City Council community.

Disability parking permits

Disability parking permits are issued and maintained by the Department of Transport and Main Roads. 

Council facilities and venues

Find information on accessibility features at Council facilities and venues including libraries, parks, community halls, swimming pools and City Hall.

Toward an Accessible and Inclusive Brisbane video

Through the Access and Inclusion Plan, Council is building a more accessible and inclusive city. In this video, residents share their experiences around accessibility and inclusion in Brisbane.

Community Partnership Program

Council offers community grants through its Access and Inclusion Community Partnership Program, for projects or services that improve access and inclusion in Brisbane.

Public transport accessibility

Many buses and CityCats are designed for easy access. Bus features include wheelchair ramps, level front door access and more. 

In-home bin collection

Council can arrange for bin collection from your property. Find out if you are eligible and how to book.

Web accessibility

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.

Council Cabs

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.  

Sports and recreation programs and facilities

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.

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