Melbourne, Australia

10:00 AM till 16:00 PM March 2nd 2019

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Location

Microsoft Melbourne
Level 5
4 Freshwater Place
Southbank VIC 3006

Organiser

Facilitator

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Access Information

Getting to the venue

Public Transport

Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes

Notes:

260m from Casino East/Queensbridge Street (tram 58)
750m from Flinders Street station (train, various trams)
750m from Casino/MCEC/Clarendon Street (tram 96)


Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes

Notes:

(from ptv.vic.gov.au)
All metropolitan trains are wheelchair-accessible.
There are more than 130 low floor trams on Melbourne’s tram network. We aim to run all services on routes 19, 96 and 109 with low floor trams.
Routes 5, 6, 11, 16, 48, 58, 72 and 86 are partly serviced by low floor trams.
To find out if the next tram at your stop will be a low floor tram, use the tramTRACKER® app or visit yarratrams.com.au.


Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes

Notes:

(from ptv.vic.gov.au)
The following assistance animals can travel for free on all PTV public transport services:

Guide dogs
Hearing dogs
Guide or hearing dogs in training.

Handlers must have a valid ticket for travel, such as a Vision Impaired Travel Pass.


Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes

Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes

Parking

How close is parking to the venue?

Wilson Parking - Riverside Quay is 100m away

Are there costs associated with parking?

Yes, according to their website Saturday parking is $11

Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes

Notes:

Standard Wilsons Garage setup


Is the parking lot gated? No

Notes:

Standard Wilsons Garage setup


Is the parking lot guarded? No

Notes:

Standard Wilsons Garage setup


Accessing the venue

Is there any building security? Yes

What is the process for entering?

We will be badged in by a Microsoft staff member

Are there steps going into the building or space?

No

Are there ramps or elevators?

Elevators

Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?

Yes

Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?

Unfortunately not on Saturdays

The Venue

Is there a quiet room? Yes

Notes:

Space can be made available


Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? No

Notes:

Not a dedicated one but space can be made available


Is the venue safe for small children? Yes

Notes:

(but they would need to be supervised please)


Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes

Notes:

Yes


Do chairs in the venue have arms? No

Notes:

Chairs do not have arms


Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes

How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?

3

How many wheelchair accessible stalls are there?

1

How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available?

1

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