Information and Services

Bellingen Shire Council is committed to providing equal access to information, services and facilities for people with disability.

Council is part of the NSW Companion Card program. Show your companion card at Council run events or at our swimming pools to get a free second ticket for your companion.

For more information about the NSW Companion Card visit:

Below is a brief guide to our services

If you need more information, please email or call 6655 7300.

Swimming pools

Bellingen Swim Centre - ramp access

Dorrigo Swim Centre - pool hoist


Alma Doepel Park - accessible toilets onsite, Auslan sign

Connell Park - Auslan sign

Coronation Park - Auslan sign

Dangar Falls - accessible and MLAK toilets at this site



Our libraries at Bellingen Dorrigo and Urunga are fully accessible for people with disability. They offer a range of assistive services and technologies including:

  • Audiobooks and eaudiobooks
  • E-magazines that can be downloaded from home
  • large print books
  • Keep calm kits
  • Hearing loop located at Urunga Library


Accessible places to visit

Our Shire has a range of beautiful places to visit which are accessible for people with disability. To find out more about these places view our Inclusive Tourism page which includes the Bellingen Shire inclusive Tourism Guide. here is a list of some of the great places to visit.

  • Dangar Falls, Dorrigo
  • Griffiths Lookout
  • Mylsetom Saltwater pool and North Beach
  • Urunga Boardwalk and Lido Saltwater pool
  • Urunga Wetlands