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Maroondah Disability Advisory Committee

The Maroondah Disability Advisory Committee was formed in 2010 to provide a link between Council and people with a disability. Through the provision of strategic advice and advocacy the Committee helps Council to promote social inclusion and participation of people with a disability in the community.

The objectives of the committee are to:

  • provide advice to the Council on policy, programs, service development, research initiatives and planning issues in relation to people with disabilities at a strategic and operational level
  • provide advice and guidance in relation to strategies for effective consultation and collaboration in Council activities with a diverse range of stakeholders reflective of the Maroondah community
  • provide advice to Council in the development and review of the Disability Policy and Action Plan
  • promote the positive image of people with a disability within the municipality of Maroondah.

Membership

The MDAC consists of a maximum of 14 members and can include the following:

  • people with a disability (maximum of 6 positions)
  • carers of people with a disability, including one who is the carer of a child (2 positions)
  • service provider representatives (minimum 3 positions)
  • Council Officer (minimum of one position, additional Officers may attend as required)
  • Councillors, one of whom will chair the MDAC (2 positions)

Meetings

Meetings are conducted in accordance with meeting procedure principles as prescribed by Maroondah City Council and are held bi-monthly (excluding December & January).

Maroondah Disability Advisory Committee 2017-18

DAC members 2017
Back L-R Cr Nora Lamont, Deputy Mayor, Laura ( rep from NEAMI), Michelle (rep from EACH), Judith, Jenny, Andrea (rep from Multiple Sclerosis Limited), Cr Kylie Spears. Front L-R Ron and Jacob. Missing - Briere, Cara, Geoff, Melinda

If you would like more information on Maroondah’s Disability Advisory Committee, please contact Community Development Officer on 9294 5737 or email maroondah@maroondah.vic.gov.au

Terms of reference

View the MDAC terms of reference:

 Maroondah Disability Advisory Committee Terms of Reference (PDF, 117 Kb)

 Maroondah Disability Advisory Committee Terms of Reference (DOCX, 20 Kb)



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