MetroAccess program

What is the role of MetroAccess?

The MetroAccess program supports developing the capacity of people with a disability in our community.

MetroAccess program is a partnership between the Department of Human Services and local government which aims to make Moreland more welcoming and inclusive for people with disability.

Council has a MetroAccess Officer who can be contacted by phone on 9240 2469 or email MetroAccess Officer.

Opportunities

Bandmates

Are you a young person over 18 with a disability or mental health issue that wants to see live music?

Want to meet a person who has the same musical interest as you?

Bandmates Vic is the program for you!

Bandmates will meet and talk with you and match you with a volunteer of your choice.

Visit the Maribyrnong City Council Bandmates Victoria webpage.

Women with Disabilities Australia

Women with Disabilities Australia are currently seeking participants for Enabling Women - a leadership program for women with disabilities in Melbourne's inner north metro region. 

Visit the Women with Disabilities Australia website for more information and to download an application form.

General MetroAccess queries

For a person with disability, carer or family member

If you have a disability, Council’s MetroAccess Officer can tell you about:

  • how to speak up about things you are concerned about
  • projects happening in Moreland
  • disability services in Moreland 
  • respite services, and
  • what Council is doing to improve things for people with a disability.

For a community group, business or organisation

Council's MetroAccess Officer can:

  • provide information about communicating with people with a disability
  • support you to make your group or organisation more inclusive and accessible.

If you are a business, industry or organisation in Moreland, see good access is good business guide.

This explains how to make your business or organisation more accessible to people with disabilities.