Narrandera's Big Guitar

Overview

Narrandera's Big Playable Guitar is on display inside the Narrandera Visitor Information Centre, and is the biggest playable guitar in Australia. The guitar was built in 1988 by Narrandera…

Narrandera's Big Playable Guitar is on display inside the Narrandera Visitor Information Centre, and is the biggest playable guitar in Australia.

The guitar was built in 1988 by Narrandera expatriate, Robert Palmer, to help promote the Country Music Club of Narrandera. Made from plywood and measuring 5.820 by 2.019 metres, the guitar took more than 300 hours to complete. Narrandera's Big Guitar features in several 'Big Things' publications and web sites, and visitors are encouraged to take photos and even try their hand at strumming a tune.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

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 low noise reception areas with hearing loss friendly acoustics and adequate lighting for viewing facial expressions (includes common areas which are free of background noise, background music)
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
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
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
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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