Disability Study

Consultation has concluded.

This survey is an investigation into the experiences of people living with disability and/or mental illness and the role of local government in the Blue Mountains.

Are you someone living with disability and/or mental illness (including parents and/or carers)?

We would love to hear from you about your experiences. We would like to gain a better understanding of your needs and what’s important to you.

This survey is part of a larger study that Council is conducting in order to understand the needs and experiences of people living with disability and/or mental illness in the Blue Mountains. To see more about the work that Council is doing please see our Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2021.

The survey is completely voluntary and will be available online and/or via hard copy until May 31.

If you would like more information about this study and/or have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact either Rhiannon Walker, Social Researcher 02 4780 5726 rwalker@bmcc.nsw.gov.au or

Prue Hardgrove, Aged and Disability Services Officer 02 4780 5546 phardgrove@bmcc.nsw.gov.au



This survey is an investigation into the experiences of people living with disability and/or mental illness and the role of local government in the Blue Mountains.

Are you someone living with disability and/or mental illness (including parents and/or carers)?

We would love to hear from you about your experiences. We would like to gain a better understanding of your needs and what’s important to you.

This survey is part of a larger study that Council is conducting in order to understand the needs and experiences of people living with disability and/or mental illness in the Blue Mountains. To see more about the work that Council is doing please see our Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2021.

The survey is completely voluntary and will be available online and/or via hard copy until May 31.

If you would like more information about this study and/or have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact either Rhiannon Walker, Social Researcher 02 4780 5726 rwalker@bmcc.nsw.gov.au or

Prue Hardgrove, Aged and Disability Services Officer 02 4780 5546 phardgrove@bmcc.nsw.gov.au



Consultation has concluded.
  • Focus Group Session RSVP Form

    3 months ago
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    Use this form to nominate which Disability Study Focus Group session you would like to go to.

    Once you have made your selection and submitted, a member of the Community Team will be in touch to confirm your attendance to your selected focus group session.

    Use this form to nominate which Disability Study Focus Group session you would like to go to.

    Once you have made your selection and submitted, a member of the Community Team will be in touch to confirm your attendance to your selected focus group session.

  • Focus Group Session Dates

    3 months ago
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    • Sunday 28 April, 10:30am -12:30pm, Cultural Centre, Katoomba
    • Thursday 2 May, 10:30am - 12:30pm, Cultural Centre, Katoomba
    • Saturday 4 May, 1 to 4pm, Blue Mountains Hub, Springwood
    • Wednesday 15 May, 10-1pm, Blue Mountains Hub, Springwood
    Use this form to nominate which Disability Study Focus Group session you would like to go to.

    • Sunday 28 April, 10:30am -12:30pm, Cultural Centre, Katoomba
    • Thursday 2 May, 10:30am - 12:30pm, Cultural Centre, Katoomba
    • Saturday 4 May, 1 to 4pm, Blue Mountains Hub, Springwood
    • Wednesday 15 May, 10-1pm, Blue Mountains Hub, Springwood
    Use this form to nominate which Disability Study Focus Group session you would like to go to.
  • Disability Study Survey

    3 months ago
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    This survey is an investigation into the experiences of people living with disability and/or mental illness and the role of local government in the Blue Mountains.

    This survey is also about understanding the needs of our community and how Council can support our community.

    This survey is an investigation into the experiences of people living with disability and/or mental illness and the role of local government in the Blue Mountains.

    This survey is also about understanding the needs of our community and how Council can support our community.

  • Participant Information Sheet/Consent Form

    3 months ago
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    This Participant Information Sheet/Consent Form tells you about the research project. It explains the processes involved with taking part. Knowing what is involved will help you decide if you want to take part in the research. Click on the link to read the information and to find out more.

    This Participant Information Sheet/Consent Form tells you about the research project. It explains the processes involved with taking part. Knowing what is involved will help you decide if you want to take part in the research. Click on the link to read the information and to find out more.