Come along and support Dolphin Marine Conservation Park’s fun raiser to stay open and continue helping marine wildlife on the NSW Coast.
Enjoy a fantastic program of fun for everyone including food and drink trucks, live music, entertainment, face painting (gold coin donation), raffles and prizes, marine mammal presentation and opportunities to meet some unique marine animals.
See the park’s Facebook page for program details.
All proceeds to the fundraising appeal to keep the iconic Coffs Harbour marine conservation park open and wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre running.
Tickets are available online, by phone or at the park.
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
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)
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
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)
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
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 step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have accessible seating areas in theatrette
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.
Train your staff to respond to allergic reactions
Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation
Have equipment to respond to anaphylactic shock such as epi–pens and defibrillator
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)
Provides general access facilities and services for people with access needs.
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Accept the Companion Card
Train your staff in disability awareness
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met
Advise tour guides of the access needs of guests at the time of booking (includes pick up and drop off requirements)
Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)