Co-Design Panel

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What is Co-Design?

The Shire of Harvey's Access and Inclusion Co-Design Panel brings together people with experience and understanding of disability to work collaboratively with Shire Officers on projects.

The Co-Design Panel will ensure accessibility standards are met across the Shire's projects.

Joining the Co-Design Panel

As a member of the Shire's Access and Inclusion Co-Design Panel you will be providing advice on key areas that match your area of expertise.

This includes:

  • Town planning. 
  • Building design.
  • Communications and information.
  • Activities and events.
  • Service design.
  • Inclusive Design, eg sensory and Dementia aware design.

Your insights will contribute to a greater awareness of access and inclusion needs within the Shire's projects.

What's involved?

  • Opportunities to develop key skill sets, eg reading building plans.
  • Providing advice on Shire projects in your chosen areas of expertise.
  • Communicating advice to Shire Officers involved in the project.
  • Celebration and acknowledgement of achievements.

The Shire's Access and Inclusion Co-Design Panel aims to provide flexibility in communication, which can be delivered in a variety of formats including in-person, via phone and email.

For more information, please refer to the Terms of Reference.

Register your interest

  1. Complete the Co-Design Panel Registration Form.
  2. The Shire's Access and Inclusion Officer will be in touch with you shortly to discuss your registration.
  3. A meeting will be set up with the Shire's Access and Inclusion Officer to discuss the best way we can work together.
  4. Your registration will go through a formal approval process.
  5. If approved, membership to the Co-Design Panel will be formalised for a one-year term.

More information and contacts

For further information and enquiries, please contact the Shire's Community Development Officer on 9729 0300 or via email.