THE AWARD WINNERS…

Winner of Physical Access and Inclusion Award – Among The Trees 

Among The Trees

Address: 27 Sydney Street, Marrickville 2204

Website: amongthetrees.com.au

Among The Trees has an accessible environment in both their shop and workshop. All public access is on the ground floor, with ramps and even flooring, and an accessible all-gender bathroom and parking options. Making their customers and staff feel welcome and safe has meant writing up anti-discrimination policies, as well as educating employees on language, communication and awareness for people living with a disability and for the LGBTQIA community. Planned adjustments will include a height-adjustable wheelchair friendly workbench for our woodworking classes.

Winner of Social Access and Inclusion Award – Runway Salone 

Runway Salone

Address: Shop 2/32 Memorial Avenue, Liverpool NSW

Email:  hello@runwaysalone.com.au

Phone: 02 9600 9908

Website: runwaysalone.com.au

Runway Salon has made changes to their environment by dimming lights, having low noise hairdryers and they offer a play/quiet corner. They have a minimalist styled environment, so as not to overwhelm children with bright colours on the wall. They book in children with extra time than is normally allotted, to give the child time to adjust, and reduce the booking of other customers at the same time to minimise noise so not to overwhelm the child. Staff have also attended disability awareness training.

Winner of Inclusive Communication and Marketing Award – iFly Penrith

iFly Penrith

Address: 123 Mulgoa Road, Penrith NSW 2750

Email: info.pen@ifly.com.au

Phone: 1300 iFLY NOW (1300 435 966)

IFly: https://youtu.be/Fa_S7nf0I-A

Uses Auslan interpreters in their media marketing materials and are inclusive to all abilities. They have accessible parking, bathrooms, facilities, and specially trained staff to assist the any support requirements their customers might need to fulfill their goal to indoor flying. IFLY run events that cater for people with lived experience of a disability in IDPwD and throughout the year.

Winner of Award for City of Canterbury Bankstown – Goodstart Early Learning  

GoodStart Early Learning – Bankstown

Address: 22 East Terrace, Bankstown NSW 2200

Phone: 02 9793 8156

Email: akiel@goodstart.org.au

Website: goodstart.org.au/centres/bankstown

For 11 years Goodstart, has run as a not-for-profit social enterprise. They have been creating positive social change by giving children, especially our most vulnerable, the best possible start in life through access to high quality early learning. The business vision is for all Australia’s children irrespective of background or ability, to have the best possible start in life and their purpose is to ensure all children have access to learning, development, and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.

Winner of Award for Cumberland City Council – Swimz Guildford 

Swimz Guildford

Address: 12 Carrington Rd, Guildford NSW

Phone: 02 9721 0180

Email: info@swimz.com.au

Website: swimz.com.au

Swimz Guildford is a boutique swim school, that is specially designed to cater to all abilities. They have accessible entry and exits, and bathrooms, with ramps to and from the pool area. They offer swim classes and run private lessons for children of all abilities. Swimz also employs staff with lived experiences of a disability, making sure their working and social environment is appropriate to ensure they have a positive experience.

Winner of Award for Fairfield City Council – Bowlarama Wetherill Park 

Bowlarama

Address: 1024 The Horsley Drive Wetherill Park NSW 2164

Phone: 02 9609 6611

Email: info@bowlarama.net.au

Website: Bowlarama.net.au

Bowlarama offers tenpin bowling for all abilities and ages. They have accessible parking and lift access, and you can use rail guards when playing. Their staff are always warm and welcoming, and they have a strong community presence. They also run bowling leagues for all abilities.

Winner of Award for Lake Macquarie City Council – Harry and Lola’s Cafe

Harry and Lola’s Café

Address:  Multi-Arts Pavilion Speers Point Park

96 Creek Reserve Road, Speers Point NSW 2284

Email: info@harryandlolas.com.au

Website: harryandlolas.com.au

Harry and Lola’s Cafe have ramp and stairs entry to their building which is co located next to a multi arts venue. Accessible car parking and bathrooms are also available, as well as water bowls for dogs and assistance animals. They have also installed lower tables to cater for elderly, families with children and mobility aid users.

Winner of Award for Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council – Bean Central 

Bean Central

Address: 111 Monaro Street, Queanbeyan NSW 2620

Phone: 02 6297 1040

Website: beancentralcafe.com.au

Email: hello@beancentralcafe.com.au

Bean Central believes in building an environment that ensures everyone is provided with an equal opportunity. They employ staff with disabilities and encoura learning of new skills in order to see their community bloom. They are committed to creating a welcoming and positive environment for everyone that comes into our café, whether they are an employee or guest.

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