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Accessible Melbourne publications

Whether you are a resident, a city worker, a frequent visitor or this is your first time in Melbourne, these publications will make it easier for you to find your way around and to use Melbourne's services and facilities.

Hard copies of all these publications are available from the City of Melbourne. Call 03 96589658, TTY 03 96589461 or contact us online.

Active City sport and recreation access guide

The Active city – sport and recreation access guide provides key access information for 34 sports and recreation venues within the municipality for people with mobility, vision and hearing impairments.

Active City sports and recreation guide 2010 (PDF, 1.15MB)
Active City sports and recreation guide 2010 (Text only, 551kb)

Mobility Maps

The Melbourne CBD, Docklands precinct and Entertainment and Sporting mobility maps help people with limited mobility to use and enjoy what the city as to offer.

Information and facilities on the maps include wheelchair accessible toilets and telephones; public TTY telephones; disability designated car parking spaces; accessible off street parking; train stations; accessible pathways; taxi ranks; publics seating; and street gradients.

These maps are updated and produced annually by the City of Melbourne and Melway Publishing. The CBD Mobility Map is included in each edition of the Melway Street Directory.

CBD Melbourne Mobility Map (PDF, 1.6MB)
Melbourne Docklands precinct mobility map (PDF, 3.5MB)
Melbourne entertainment and sporting precinct mobility map (PDF, 2.4MB)

Accessing Melbourne

Accessing Melbourne is for people with mobility-related impairments, people who have difficulty negotiating the physical environment and others. It contains information about getting around Melbourne, events and attractions, entertainment and accessible accommodation.

Accessing Melbourne (PDF, 1.9MB)
Accessing Melbourne (Text only, 582kb)

City Eating - an access guide

This guide is designed to take the hassle out of choosing somewhere to eat by providing basic access information for 88 eateries in Melbourne. As well as listing basic information abou the type of food, price range and opening hours, the guide also covers a variety of access considerations such as floor surface, provision of accessible toilets, lighting and background noise.

City Eating – an Access Guide (PDF, 829kb)
City Eating – an Access Guide (Text only, 432kb)

City Bars - an access guide

The City of Melbourne has developed this guide in response to requests for more information about accessiblility in city venues. The guide includes detailed information about 30 bars and entertainment venues within the municipality.

City Bars – an Access Guide (PDF, 294kb)
City Bars – an Access Guide (Text only, 344kb)

Accessibility Management Fact Sheet

Additionally, the City of Melbourne has produced an Accessibility Management Fact Sheet. If you are planning to construct or refurbish a building, the fact sheet will provide guidance on good design concepts, accessibility considerations, legislative requirements and where to go for further information.

Accessibility Management Fact Sheet (PDF, 60kb)
Accessibility Management Fact Sheet (Text only, 44kb)

Melbourne for All People

The Melbourne for All People Strategy 2014-17 sets out the ways in which the City of Melbourne will connect, support and engage people throughout their lives from 0 to 100+. It consolidates and progresses four previous strategic plans: Our Disability Action Plan 2010-13, The Children’s Plan: Children’s Rights, Children’s Voices 2010-13, Empowering Young People: Young People’s Policy 2010-13 and Life Long Melbourne 2006-2016.

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