Goulburn Lilac City Festival
Friday 04 October 2024 to Monday 07 October 2024
The Goulburn Lilac City Festival has a rich history dating back to the 1950s. Today, it has become a beloved annual event for the community, spanning three days during the October long weekend.
The festival aims to bring joy to the community by offering a wide variety of attractions and experiences. Visitors can enjoy unique markets, delicious food, beautiful flower displays, music performances, exciting competitions, and much more.
The festival embraces new and exciting events, while also cherishing its traditional elements and keeping them alive year after year. Come and join the celebration, and experience the magic of the Goulburn Lilac City Festival.
A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met
Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss
Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Have a bathroom which is fully accessible and equipped with ceiling hoist and adult change table
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have an appropriate area for toileting an assistance dog
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Have wheelchair accessible transport options available in the general vicinity (provide information on name of the operator, phone and website link to individual providers for private vehicles, community transport train, mini vans, hire cars, buses, taxis, ferry, tram, light rail etc in your access statement)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in customer service for people with vision loss (training would incorporate way finding and communicating with people with vision loss)
Train your staff in communicating with people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Use easy read fonts in your signage and communication materials (Helvetica and Arial)
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
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)