Cairns Man Takes Out National Disability Award


Cairns Regional Council has won a national award for their contribution to the disability sector.

Ian Chill (CRC)

Ian Chill (CRC)

Honoured at a gala event in Australian Parliament House, Cairns Regional Council was named the winner of the Local Government Award, one of nine awards presented at the annual National Disability Awards in Canberra.

Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers Jan McLucas congratulated Council on the achievement.

“I am thrilled to see Cairns Regional Council recognised at these national awards and the efforts of their Access and Equity Project Officer Mr Ian Chill highlighted,” Senator McLucas said.

“Congratulations to Council for their commitment to strengthening the voice of the disability sector in the Far North.”

“Ian Chill works tirelessly in the role in the Far North, raising awareness of the issues facing people with disability, seeking to improve accessibility and working to break down the barriers of discrimination and exclusion.”

“I thank and congratulate Council and Ian for their ongoing commitment to the disability sector.”

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One Comment on “Cairns Man Takes Out National Disability Award

  1. Thank you for sharing this wonderful news. Ian is a man of great quality, humility and great inner strength. It’s beneficial for all of us to share and hear the great work individuals are doing in our community. More good news please….Congratulations Ian

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