White Night Ballarat is planned with accessibility in mind. Here is what you need to know about accessibility at the event.
ACCESSIBILITY AT WHITE NIGHT BALLARAT
White Night Ballarat is an accessible event. Almost all venues are accessible, and road closures will be in place to make it easier for people to move between key locations.
For accessibility information relating to specific venues around Ballarat, please check out the Visit Ballarat website
CITY OF BALLARAT MOBILITY MAP
The City of Ballarat provides a mobility map to help people with limited mobility navigate the city with ease. Keep in mind that the situation on the night may vary – for instance some facilities may not be available due to event infrastructure or traffic management.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT ACCESSIBILITY
White Night Ballarat attendees requiring accessibility information and assistance can visit the PTV website to learn more about Accessible transport, or phone 1800 800 007 with TTY on 03 9619 2727.
The City of Ballarat’s mobility map provides information about accessible parking, including a list of council-provided on-street parking spaces for holders of Disabled Persons’ Parking Permits. But note that road closures and traffic management measures will be in place for the event, and some car parks and on-street parking spaces in the city centre will not be available.
View the map and list of road closures for more information.
Accessible parking will be available off Doveton Street just south of Sturt Street. Cars displaying a Disabled Persons Parking Permit can enter from Doveton Street. Please note parking is limited and may fill early.
The Victorian Taxi Directorate has information regarding travelling with a disability, including wheelchair-accessible taxis and travelling with assistance animals.
The City of Ballarat’s mobility map provides information about accessible toilets in the city centre.
Additional temporary accessible toilets will also be available during the event. A map showing the locations of accessible toilets will be published on the White Night website closer to the event.
NOTES ON INDIVIDUAL WORKS
Entry is through a slit in the side of the structure that opens to approximately 130cm above the ground.