Accessible community venues and facilities

The City provides a range of features and services to assist people with disability.

Library

The City of Armadale Library has a desktop magnifier that allows people with difficulty reading small and normal print sizes to magnify text to larger sizes. 

The brightness can be adjusted and text can be converted to colour or white on a black background.

Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre 

The Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre provides:

  • Ceiling mounted hoist in the Changing Places change room
  • Seven universal access toilets with showers and two without
  • Ramp access in the Program Pool - indoor 25m and outdoor 50m pool
  • Two Aquatic wheelchairs available
  • Concession rates available for casual and annual entry passes
  • Companion card holders entry is free of charge
  • 1:1 special needs private lessons available.

Parks and playgrounds

Armadale

  • Don Simmons Park, Armadale: Full rubber softfall surface, birds nest swing
  • Lions Park, Armadale: Accessible swing, small race track, jungle drums and toilets
  • Memorial Park, Armadale: Accessible swing, small race track, jungle drums and toilets

Bedfordale

  • Benbeculla Park, Bedfordale: All abilities swing with rubber softfall access

Harrisdale

  • Rossiter Playing Field, Harrisdale: Wheelchair accessible BBQ, accessible ramp up to play structure, rubber softfall to accessible swing, wheelchair accessible sand table, tee-pee, wide slide

Hilbert

  • Reg Williams, Hilbert: Full rubber softfall surface

Kelmscott

  • Creyk Park, Kelmscott: Full rubber softfall surface 
  • Frye Park, Kelmscott: Fenced, rubber softfall surface, limited accessible play, accessible picnic table

Piara Waters

  • Jim and Alma Baker Park, Piara Waters: Rubber softfall surface, limited accessible play, panel play only

Roleystone

  • Borrello Park, Roleystone: Toilet, ramp up to the play structure- limited play at the top of the structure for mobility constrained people

Westfield

  • Bernice Hargrave Park, Westfield: Small race track with signage

Accessible website enhancements

The City has committed to creating an accessible website based around the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).  It is a priority for the City of Armadale that the content on this site is accessible for as many people who use assistive technology.

Accessible features include adjustable background contrast and text size options.  These functions are available at the top of each page and can be adjusted accordingly. For those with vision impairment, uploaded documents to our website are in PDF format and have the ability to utilitse the Read Out Loud functionality.

We are committed to working with people living with a disability to access the support they need to lead healthy lives – a key element in the City’s Strategic Plan. 

If you have any problems accessing the content on this website, please let us know by sending an email to info@armadale.wa.gov.au. If you would prefer to send your comments in writing you can send them to:

City of Armadale
Locked Bag 2
ARMADALE  WA  6992

Accessible transport

Free or discounted public transport is available to those on an Aged Pension, Carer Pension or Disability Support Pension through Transperth’s SmartRider ticket option.

With your Carer, Aged and Disability Support Pensioner SmartRider you will be able to travel for free at the following times:

  • From first service until 6am
  • From 9am until 3.30pm
  • From 7pm until last service
  • All day Saturday, Sunday and public holidays
  • Concession fares at other times.

With your Carer, Aged and Disability Support Pensioner SmartRider you will be able to travel at a concession rate between 6 and 9am or 3.30 and 7pm.

Further information on how to obtain a SmartRider can be found on Transperth’s website or by calling 13 62 13.

Local service providers

There are a range of government and non-government agencies providing services and support to people within the City of Armadale living with a disability. 

Visit the Community Directory.

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

The City of Armadale's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2016-2021 (DAIP) seeks to improve access and inclusion for people with a disability to local facilities, services and community life. Local Governments are required to have a DAIP and review it every five years in accordance with the Disability Services Act (1993) which was amended in 2004 to include this requirement.

Disability Access and Inclusion Reference Group

The City has established a Disability Access and Inclusion Reference Group to provide advice on a range of issues which affect the quality of life for people with a disability who live or work in the City of Armadale. The group’s key objectives are:

  • To be proactive in monitoring, evaluating and reviewing the City of Armadale Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.
  • To provide advice regarding strategies for effective consultation and collaboration with the community.
  • To provide representative input/advice on items referred to the group by City of Armadale staff.
  • To provide representation on working parties as required.
  • To promote a positive image of people with disability within the City of Armadale.

The team is composed of City staff, community representatives including sector community organisations and those whose lives are impacted by access issues.

If you are interested in joining the Disability, Access and Inclusion Reference Group please complete the form below.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

The NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) provides support for people with disability, their families and carers in Australia. The NDIS aims to provide all Australians under the age of 65 living with a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to live an ordinary life. The NDIS is being implemented by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).

For more information, visit the NDIS website

Page Last Reviewed 6 September 2019