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Access Strategic Plan

Sydney Opera House belongs to everyone. As an organisation, our goal is to provide barrier-free access, making the site, building and the experiences they offer accessible to all people.

We are committed to the following accessibility guiding principles:

  • Access solutions promote the principles of social equity & inclusion, while reinforcing positive community attitudes about people with disability;
  • Access issues are addressed early in the planning stage of new initiatives;
  • Preference is given to access solutions that achieve integrated & independent access (e.g. people with disability use the same access routes as people without disability);
  • Initiatives comply with relevant disability access standards & legislation;
  • Access audits to determine access requirements for all areas & key initiatives;
  • Consultation with people with disability for all key initiatives;
  • The latest technologies should be considered to provide flexible, multisensory access solutions (both interpretive & physical); and
  • Access solutions must comply with the Sydney Opera House’s heritage requirements.

You can read our latest Access Strategic Plan for 2016-2018 in PDF Format in either regular print or large print. Or you can listen to it in MP3 format by clicking on each link below.  

PDF Format

Large Print PDF Version

E-Text Version

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