Accessible Melton

Young disabled man with horse

Access Keys

Access Key are customised, highly detailed written guide which offers a level of predictability for groups including people with a disability. 

The Access Key contains colour photos, supportive text  and sensory guides.

They cover orientation, structure, sensory integration, accessibility and safety features, allowing users to navigate themselves around the venue with clear instructions on where things such as toilets are located. It also includes details about the most convenient accessible parking, entry points,  layout and amenities, plus events and activities on offer.

Visit our Access Keys webpage for more information.

Accessible Parking Permits.

For information on Accessible Parking Permits, please visit our Accessible Parking page.

Changing Places

Using a toilet is a basic human right that most people take for granted. For many people with profound disabilities leaving their home can often mean planning trips around their need to use a toilet, and being able to access a toilet equipped with a hoist and change table.

Visit our Changing Places webpage for more information.

Recharge points

The Recharge Scheme is an initiative with local businesses and Mobility Aids Australia Pty. Ltd.

There are 14 recharge points across the City of Melton including at the Melton Library and Learning Hub and the Caroline Springs Library.

Visit our Recharge points webpage for more information.

Libraries

We have a number of inclusive services available at the Caroline Springs and Melton Libraries to assist people with a disability. These include self contained audio books ideal for people with a visual impairment or print disability, communication boards, JAWS software, interactive story time, talking books,  BigKeys computer keyboard and accessible computer mice. 

Visit the Library page on our website for more information.

Kindergarten

If your child has additional needs and requires support in accessing a State Government funded 4 year old kindergarten program please contact Council's Preschool Field Officer.

If you need information or a referral for Early Intervention, contact the Department of Education and Training Early Childhood Intervention Services on 1800 800 110.