Learn practical ways to make your arts activity accessible and inclusive of people with disability


ACCESS | INCLUSION: Creative Access Newcastle SHOWREEL

Octapod has produced a 4 minute showreel that showcases inclusive arts practice in Newcastle.  Be inspired by what individual artists and arts organisations are doing to make their practice and activities accessible and inclusive of people... More

ACCESS/INCLUSION: Universal Access Symbols

Universal Access Symbols should be used to promote the accessibility of venues and services. The symbols advertise your accessibility to employees, customers, audiences and anyone else who needs access to your venue, building or offices. ... More

ACCESS/INCLUSION: Ten Top Tips for accessible documents

WEBSITE: Ten Top Tips for accessible documents - from colour contract to choosing a font to accessibility checkers. An extra tip is to offer word doc versions as well as pdfs as people who use screen readers can't read pdfs.   ... More

ACCESS/INCLUSION: Arts Access Australia showreel

Find out about the work of Arts Access Australia, the peak national arts and disability organisation in Australia by watching their new showreel.... More


DADAA HERE&NOW13:MAPPING  PROCESS,  Measuring Impacts: An evaluation of a Year long Mentoring Program for Artists with Disability in Western Australia. Not a lot of research has been done on the benefits of mentoring for artists w... More

TEMPLATE: Octapod Disability Action Plan

TEMPLATE: Octapod Disability Action Plan You can view a pdf version of Octapod’s Disability Action Plan. This plan was developed in 2013 following a community consultation. If you would like a word version, contact o... More

WEBSITE: Creative Access Network

WEBSITE: Creative Access Network Octapod manages the Creative Access Network which provides the opportunity for people interested in inclusive arts practice to come together in the Newcastle LGA on a regular basis and share information ... More

WEBSITE: Arts Access Australia

WEBSITE: Arts Access Australia Arts Access Australia is the national peak arts and disability organisation. It has a great resources page with lots of information on a range of access and inclusion issues.... More
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