Accessibility 2018-10-09T10:32:22+00:00

Accessibility

Rush Festival welcomes those with disabilities and unique access needs.

Some things to know before you arrive:

– Venues used (such as the Gympie Civic Centre and Gympie Regional Art Gallery) have full wheelchair access (via ramp) and interior elevators.

– Events and activities around the Gympie Town Centre are completely accessible via paved footpaths.

– On-street accessible parking is available throughout the Gympie Town Centre in Mary Street, Smithfield Street, Mellor Street and Reef Street. Designated parking areas such as Memorial Park, the Civic Centre and Town Hall precincts also provide accessible parking.

– Wheelchair accessible toilets are available at Centre Stage (Mary Street), Memorial Lane and the Gympie Civic Centre, which are in close proximity to Rush events and activities.

– An all-abilities playground is located on the southern entry to the Gympie Town Centre, at Lake Alford (located just off the Bruce Highway).

Comlink and Gold City Cab service offer wheelchair accessible public transport options. For more information on wheelchair accessible transport, visit translink.com.au.

For more information on accessible facilities throughout the Gympie region, visit gympie.qld.gov.au/public-halls-and-venues.

Carers

We understand some visitors to Rush may be accompanied by a carer, and as such, we are happy to work with guests to provide reduced fee/no cost companion tickets on an individual basis.

Assistance animals

Assistance animals are welcome at all events during the Rush Festival.

We endeavour to provide a happy, safe experience for all guests throughout Rush Festival and are happy to work with you on you on any concerns you may have. Please get in touch with us at events@gympie.qld.gov.au or 1300 307 800 to discuss.