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Local councils commit to disability-friendly neighbourhoods

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Local government is taking a proactive role in planning for accessible cities, with councils in Sydney and Brisbane launching blueprints to make their neighbourhoods more accessible for the elderly and people with disability.

Logan City Council in Brisbane earlier this month officially launched its four year Access and Inclusion Plan containing over 80 actions resulting from a consultation process involving more than 36,000 community members.

The Logan Local Government Area has the eighth largest population in Australia, with over 319,000 residents. The population is expected to increase to around 473,000 by 2031.

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Source:
Leah McLennan, 2019, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/about/)

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