Count us in Newcastle

City of Newcastle seeks to facilitate and support initiatives that make our city a more liveable and inclusive community for those who reside, visit and work here. In 2016 Council adopted our Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2016‐2019 to help guide and co‐ordinate our efforts towards creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

In consultation with the Disability Inclusion Advisory Committee, it was agreed to acknowledge International Day of People with Disabilities, has led to the establishment of a pilot program of events and activities under the title of "Count us in Newcastle" over the period of 26 September until 25 October 2019.

Expression of Interest

Council will act as host, supporter and promoter of the "Count us in Newcastle" event program and will deliver some events and activities via our cultural facilities (Libraries, Museum, Art Gallery, Civic Theatre etc). We are looking for individuals, community and business groups to run/deliver a range of inclusive activities during the program timeframe.

For full details of the three levels of support, selection criteria and process information and application form please download the   Expression of Interest - Count us in Newcastle (pdf) and send to at the attention: Inclusion Program.

For further information about the Expression of Interest or Committee visit our Advisory Committee's page or contact Stephen Warham via email: or call 02 4974 2855.