Behind the Lines

Saturday 01 October 2022 to Sunday 30 October 2022 (DAILY event)

Overview

The National Cartoon Gallery is delighted to once again be hosting the travelling exhibition Behind the Lines developed and presented by the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. …

The National Cartoon Gallery is delighted to once again be hosting the travelling exhibition Behind the Lines developed and presented by the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.

Each year the Behind the Lines exhibition features a broad selection of political cartoons from around Australia, providing an insight into the year in Australian politics. The main theme for 2021 was Prophecy and Chance inspired by the need to know what the future holds in these times of uncertainty and the unexpected. The exhibition features 105 political cartoons by 38 of Australia’s best political cartoonists.

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

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessible seating areas in theatrette
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have lifts with enough space for people using a mobility aid to enter and turn around to use the lift buttons. Buttons are at accessible height.
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Train your staff in disability awareness
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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