Bellingen Chamber of Commerce

Ian J Cooper Awards for Access and Inclusion 2018

17 Oct

Bellingen Shire Council would like to invite individuals, groups and businesses to nominate for an Ian J. Cooper Award for Access and Inclusion. These awards are in acknowledgement of  efforts to improve access to service and/or premises or groups/individuals who are inclusive of people with different abilities.


Nomination forms can be completed and submitted by any member of the Bellingen Shire community on behalf of a group, business or service or an organisation can self-nominate.
I have attached a nomination form, which are also available from Bellingen, Urunga and Dorrigo libraries, Bellingen Shire Council Administration Centre and on the Bellingen Shire Council website at  Completed nomination forms can be returned to any of the Shire’s libraries or emailed to
Nomination forms must be submitted by Friday 2 November 2018.
Awards will be presented on Monday 3rd December, International Day of People with a Disability, on the Village Green next to Urunga Neighbourhood Centre as part of the annual concert held by the Centre.
Further information can be obtained from Councils Community Wellbeing Planning Officer, Anna Joy on 66557300 or by emailing
Anna Joy
Community Wellbeing Planning Officer
Ph: 02 6655 7378