River Sounds is a three day, licenced and all ages music festival located in the eclectic village of Bellingen NSW. Comprising of a diverse line up of high profile, emerging and First Nation artists, plus an an extensive array of craft food and beverage offerings.
For more festival details head to the website.
River Sounds is held on the traditional lands of the Gumbaynggirr people. Paying respect to the Elders of these traditional lands – past, present and emerging – and, through them, to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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 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 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)
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)
Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person.
Have a bathroom which is fully accessible and equipped with ceiling hoist and adult change table
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
Employ people with disability
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