Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre

Overview

The team are ready to serve you at the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre: a Tudor-style building with a distinctive sign and gardens on the New England Highway. They can help you with ideas on…

The team are ready to serve you at the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre: a Tudor-style building with a distinctive sign and gardens on the New England Highway.

They can help you with ideas on what to do in two hours, half-day, a day or stopping over, with accommodation, maps, brochures, Celtic souvenirs, regional produce. Stop in for information on the local area such as accommodation deals and packages or restaurants.

Glen Innes Highlands is packed full of adventure and experiences with distinctive seasons, gourmet foods along with its picturesque town and villages.

Great for road touring, kayaking and canoeing, mountain biking, fishing for the mighty Murray Cod or meandering along its historic colonial main street or museums.

This agricultural town has a proud Celtic Heritage and is home to the Australian Standing Stones - the National monument erected to honour all the Celtic pioneers of Australia – hosting the Australian Celtic Festival in May each year.

The World Heritage Washpool and Gibraltar Range National Parks, Stonehenge and the Minerama Fossicking Gem and Jewellery Show are just a few of the other great attractions on offer. Said to be one of the world’s richest mineral diversity belts, sapphires are one of the many treasures to be found in the plentiful fossicking areas.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility

Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Advise tour guides of the access needs of guests at the time of booking (includes pick up and drop off requirements)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met
Employ people with disability
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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