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Accessibility

Maitland City Council welcomes all visitors to Maitland and works towards ensuring that all seven of our flagship events are accessible for everyone.

Please find below some information about the site and accessibility options available.

Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest will be held in Maitland Station Precinct, Church Street and the Rally Ground Maitland (off New England Highway)

The ground in the Station Precinct and Railways Street are relatively level with uneven pavers in some locations.

The Rally Ground is on stone, pebbles, dirt and grass and is mostly not level.

The Show N Shine in Maitland Park is grassed with a paved walkway around the boundary and throughout the park. 

Accessible toilets will be hired in for the duration of the event.

The Accessible toilets will be located in the Station Precinct, The Rally Ground and at the Show N Shine on Sunday.

  • Maitland Community Care Services – 02 4932 5755 or org.au
  • Health Related Transport (Hunter New England Area Health Services) – 1800 660 361
  • Isolated Patient Travel and Accommodation Assistance – 02 6767 8343
  • Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme – 1800 623 724
  • Maitland Taxis – 02 4933 7333, 131 008.

More information coming soon.

THE MAITLAND INCLUDES YOU ACCESSIBILITY TENT

The Accessibility Tent provides a safe and welcoming space for people with disabilities, their families and carers at events. Inside the tent there are a range of items for ‘Free Hire’ such as vision aids, communication cards, sensory tools and ‘sensory tents’ designed specifically for kids.

The Accessibility Tent is a collaborative initiative between Council, Ability Links NSW and local volunteers. It is staffed by people who understand the value of inclusion and play a role in raising awareness amongst the broader community of the needs and challenges faced by people with disability, their families, friends and carers.

If you would like to know more, or you are interested in using the Accessibility Tent at your next event, contact Ability Links on (02) 4905 0700 or at [email protected].

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