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What can the tourism industry do to prioritise accessibility? We share 5 tips to start where you are on your accessible & inclusive journey.
“The hardest part was really putting that first foot forward and deciding that this was something we wanted to put effort into. Accessible tourism made a lot of sense to us.”
Ewan Cluckie, Founder of Tripseed
Queensland Government to support Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Conference as part of the 2023 Year of Accessible Tourism.
With the Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Conference heading to the Gold Coast in April, it’s the perfect opportunity to talk to businesses leading the way in access & inclusion in this City.
GetAboutAble joins forces with City of Gold Coast for the Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Conference in the Asia-Pacific in 2023
Happy International Day of People with Disability 2022!
While we celebrate people with disabilities every day, today is an important time to reflect on our work, acknowledge our allies and raise up our advocates within the community, and use the media attention from today to broadcast those messages we all fight daily to be heard.
The Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Conference returns in 2023 with an announcement that it is going hybrid? Find out more
The ACT Government is pleased to announce the opportunity for individuals and community organisations to apply for financial support, in the form of a once-only grant to assist in a program or event for the International Day of People with Disability (I-Day) in 2022.
Australia’s Biggest Celebration of Spring will return to the heart of the city in Canberra’s beautiful Commonwealth Park, from Saturday 17 September to Sunday 16 October with some great accessibility features.
Events, whether big or small, can often overlook accessibility given their temporary nature, but there are many things you can do to make your event more inclusive. Watch the recording of our latest webinar on how to make your event welcoming to everybody with accessibility experts, event organisers and venues who have embraced accessibility.
“We need to constantly remind ourselves not to segregate when starting to talk about inclusivity […] people with access needs are really a part of our community and need to be included amongst all of our promotion and marketing, not like a separate sector.”
Coralie Bell, Shoalhaven City Council
Are you seeking innovative solutions to your staff shortage challenges as the industry looks to welcome back visitors with borders reopening? There are reliable people seeking work who are overlooked because of their access needs. Watch the recording of our latest webinar to discover the business benefits of inclusive hiring practices, including higher engagement levels to high productivity, from businesses with proven results.
GetAboutAble Recognised in the Canberra Region Tourism Awards We’re proud
As we know, lack of information is the biggest barrier
GetAboutAble runner-up in the prestigious Social Entrepreneurship Competition In Tourism!
Canberra: More than inclusive, more than accessible Australia’s capital offers