Welcome to Accessing Melbourne, the visitor information guide
to Melbourne for people with a disability.
Whether you are a first time or frequent visitor to the City,
Accessing Melbourne should make finding your way around and
using Melbourne's accessible services and facilities much easier.
The focus of Accessing Melbourne is for people with mobility
related disabilities and difficulties in negotiating the physical
environment, although the needs of other groups are also
The book is laid out like a conventional tourist guide, with
chapters dedicated to different types of attractions, facilities and
INTRODUCTION & GENERAL INFORMA
businesses. The City maps in Chapter 4 provide an orientation
aid, both to the City and to the order of information in the
We have aimed to make the book interesting and readable, rather
than purely a technical access guide. There is a good range of
sources for general disability and visitor information available for
people living in or visiting Melbourne and some of these are
referred to in Accessing Melbourne. Use Accessing Melbourne as
one of the ways of making the most of what Melbourne has to offer.