Improving access to your business 

It is important for all businesses and organisations to continually assess both their physical premises and workplace practices to ensure that they are meeting access and inclusion requirements. Best business practice goes above and beyond legislated requirements to ensure equality for all.

The following websites provide resources for businesses and organisations to improve access, Shire staff are also available to assist in discussing what these options can mean for your business.

The Centre for Accessibility is a practical on-line resource for organisations wanting to improve their digital accessibility. 

You're Welcome - AccessWA is an online access guide for people with disability and seniors. It includes information to assist businesses and community organisations to understand and meet the access needs of people with disability.
Below are some business specific fact sheets, more details and other business fact sheets can be found on the You’re Welcome – AccessWA website.

Some other areas around your business that you may wish to consider when evaluating accessibility include:

The Australian Human Rights Commission website provides a range of Good Practice Good Business factsheets to help promote diversity and prevent discrimination in the workplace. As well as an information sheet on Access for all: Improving Accessibility for Consumers with Disability

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission website includes the online resource Come in, we're accessible: improving accessibility in retail and hospitality. It provides information to business owners, landlords, managers and staff on how they can improve accessibility to meet their obligations under the Equal Opportunity Act.
Below are some fact sheets which you can find on their website

Let People Know You're an Inclusive Business

Carers WA are looking to highlight inclusive businesses and services that young people with disability can engage with across Perth.
If you would like to get involved, please contact Anthony Pyle on 0413 859 147 or email anthony.pyle@carerswa.asn.au 
Inclusive Community Passport business application details