LisAmore!

Saturday 29 October 2022 to Sunday 30 October 2022

Overview

LisAmore! celebrates and acknowledges the contribution Italians have made to the Northern Rivers region over the past 135+ years. This will be the 5th festival. Initially created to strengthen the…

LisAmore! celebrates and acknowledges the contribution Italians have made to the Northern Rivers region over the past 135+ years. This will be the 5th festival. Initially created to strengthen the sister-city ties Lismore has with northern Italy the event has grown and now embraces their love of all things Italian including its language, food, culture, sport and people bringing the whole community together. The main one-day event will be held on Sunday 30th October with an Accordion Carnaval held on Saturday beforehand. This weekend will continue to build over the next few years to become a whole weekend of Italian fun!

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation

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 allergies and intolerances.

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)

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)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have equipment to respond to anaphylactic shock such as epi–pens and defibrillator
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have handrails on all your stairways
Have raised tactile buttons in your lifts
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Modify your cooking and cleaning practices to cater for people with food allergies or chemical intolerances (could include menus with meals free from: nuts, dairy, seafood, eggs, gluten etc)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Staff are trained in Auslan
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
Train your staff to respond to allergic reactions
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting
Use organic (chemical and fragrance free) deodorisers in public areas and rooms
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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