Presented by Caroline Bowditch

With over 18% of the Australian population is living with a disability, it makes sense to build accessibility into every arts project you do. Caroline Bowditch (Arts Access Victoria) offers 8 tips for making your work accessible.

Useful timestamps:

01:02 – Who has accessibility needs?

06:46 – Your accessibility checklist

01:39 – Build accessibility into your budget

02:25 – What kind of things should you budget for?

03:50 – Get creative with AUSLAN and audio descriptions

03:15 – Collaborate with an artist living with a disability

05:11 – Think of accessibility for both the performer and the audience

05:53 – Promoting your work as accessible

Music: Eternally Alone by Poppongene, released by Our Golden Friend.

Performance footage from Rawcus Theatre including their productions Catalogue and Song for the Weary. The video also contains public domain footage from Color Key 1952.

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