Accessible Events

Stonnington Carers Forum

Caring for someone can be challenging and stressful. If you are a carer for someone close to you, you are invited to take part in this year’s City of Stonnington Carers Forum.

LifeWorks Australia will be talking about how when the going gets tough, what are some of the practical ways to look after yourself, and practice self-compassion. 

When: Thursday 5 September 2019, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Where: Banquet Hall, Malvern Town Hall

The forum is free to attend and bookings are essential. For further information or to book, contact 8290 1333 or email


International Day of People with Disability 2018

The City of Stonnington celebrated International Day of People with Disability by inviting community members with lived experiences of disability to harness their digital creativity and tell their story. We asked the question What Makes You YOU!

This is the result:

What Makes you YOU! digital story exhibition


Learn more about International Day of People with Disability here.

Hosting accessible events

A guide for organisers has been developed by the Meetings and Events Industry of Australia in collaboration with the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC). The guide can be downloaded here .

This guide is designed to help those responsible for organising events and contains information and advice on how to make events accessible for people of all abilities, whether they are presenters, sponsors or participants.

Council event and activities

Customers of Council events and activities who are hard of hearing may access our portable hearing device which provide amplification and clarity of audio.  To book please contact the Access Officer on 8290 1192 or email

Please ensure you make the request a minimum of five working days prior to the event you are attending.