• Collaroy Beach access ramp

Universal access is a right to be afforded all people. Council is committed to improving access and inclusion for people with a disability living, working, and recreating on the Northern Beaches.

Our parks, reserves and beaches are becoming more easily accessible for people with impaired or reduced mobility, such as people using walking aids, wheelchair, scooter and pram users, and people with visual impairment. From Manly to Palm Beach accessible facilities from footpaths to playgrounds to community centres are getting better and better.

Explore the accessible features of your local area on our interactive map.

Get out and enjoy them!

Disability information and referral service

Council provides free information and referral about services, activities and programs to people with disability, carers, family and friends, as well as professionals working in the disability sector.

Contact the Community Development team on 8495 6621 or email to

    Access your area

    Check out our map showing accessible and inclusive facilities in your area

    Activities and events

    The Northern Beaches is home to a wide variety of activities and events that are inclusive and accessible.
    Plie, Groove'n'Shuffle, Disability Inclusion Award Winner 2021

    Creating inclusive communities

    Get involved in making the Northern Beaches inclusive and accessible for the whole community.

    Disability Inclusion Action Plan

    Our Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) creates a more inclusive and accessible community for all residents and visitors to the Northern Beaches.

    Disability newsletter

    The Northern Beaches is home to a wide variety of activities and events that are inclusive and accessible.

    Inclusive infrastructure and equipment

    Find out more about accessible and inclusive facilities including beach wheelchairs and inclusive playgrounds.

    Service providers and community groups

    Find useful information to government and local services for people living with disability and carers.

    Accessibility - website help

    We aim to ensure its website content is available to everyone and works to ensure WCAG2.0 compliance