Venue & Accessibility

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Location

PCYC Capricorn Coast Leadership Development Centre is located at 170 Matthew Flinders Drive, Yeppoon Queensland. Just a 3 minute walk from the beach!

Sessions will be hosted throughout the property, with maps and directions for the session rooms provided on the first night. One organiser will be assigned to each attendee with accessibility requirements to ensure they are supported throughout the weekend.

 

 
 

Getting there

  • PCYC Capricorn Coast Leadership Development Centre Yeppoon is accessible by private cars and motocycles. There is limited car parking at the venue, but there is street parking available close by.

  • may have two group transport options: carpool or possibly a buses from Brisbane and some regional areas (we’ll know by 30 September 2019).

    • We will have a ride-share spreadsheet organised for those who want to drive and offer spots for attendees from out of town (or without cars). The car pool arrangements will be done via google document, and pick up points will be entered in the spreadsheet.

    • Buses and possibly wheel chair accessible vans may be available if necessary.

Venue accessibility information

We try to make our events as accessible as possible for as many people to attend as possible. Please see below for specific information regarding certain accessibility factors for this venue. If you have questions, please get in touch.

General information

  • Shared bathrooms are provided. These are single-stall, with sanitary bins.

  • There is a wheelchair accessible cabin. Two twin single bedrooms co-joined by a wheelchair accessible bathroom.

  • Carers are welcome at all of our events, please just advise us if this is needed.

  • Assistance animals are welcome, and drinking water is available.

  • The dormitories are air conditioned.

Information for people with physical disabilities

  • The dining hall door is not power assisted. This could be of difficulty for wheelchair users, and those with limited upper body strength. Assistance is available, please just ask the nearest friendly person!

  • An accessible bathroom is located in the wheelchair accessible cabin.

  • The venue is relatively flat and is suitable for most wheelchairs & other mobility aids.

  • You are welcome to charge your equipment using the chargers for your equipment.

  • Ask us if you need anything else and we’ll do what we can to oblige.

Information for Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and sound-sensitive people

  • Induction loop systems are not currently available.

  • Assistance animals are welcome, and drinking water is available.

  • We regretfully do not have the resources for sign language interpreters at our events.

  • The venue can sometimes be loud, but we will have a breakout room which anyone is welcome to use.

Information for blind, partially-sighted people, and photosensitive people

  • Assistance animals are welcome, and drinking water is available.

  • Large print versions of resources are generally available.

  • Audio CD, DAISY CD, MP3 audio, Braille and tactile diagram versions of resources are generally not available, but can be made available upon request.

  • Flicker-free fluorescent lighting is in use throughout the venue. We will have rooms available with curtains to reduce sunlight as well.

 

Information for Autistic, anxious and Neurodiverse people

  • Assistance animals are welcome, and drinking water is available.

  • We welcome anxious or nervous people to come along to all of our events early if they want to talk to an individual contact person before coming along into a group. Please get in touch if you would like to meet someone one-to-one in advance, or turn up early by up to 30 minutes for an easier entry to events. The organisers will be wearing t-shirts that will show they are organisers, and at least one organiser will be at the main entrance for check in.

 

Information for people with severe allergies or who are immunocompromised

  • We welcome the use of safety / particulate masks for those that wish/need to use them.

  • We will require our team and visitors to not open or eat food containing allergens (nuts, etc) if they will affect your health. Please let our team know and we’ll ensure this is put in place for you.

 

First Aid information

  • A First Aid kit can be made available.

  • In a health emergency, you should call 000 from the office phone or from a mobile phone. The address is 170 Matthew Flinders Drive Yeppoon QLD 4703

  • You should also notify our team, team leaders will be introduced on the first night. You will be provided a number to call in your Registration Badge as well.

 

Food & dietary information

  • Food & drinks are generally available at the venue.

    • We will provide tea, coffee, fresh water, and snacks.

    • Vegan and gluten-, soy-, nut- and dairy-free snacks are generally available and can be bought elsewhere and brought along.

  • You are welcome to bring your own hot or cold food and drink.

  • Unlawful drugs are not permitted to be used at the venue. You are welcome to bring your own prescription medication. A smoking area is available outside.

  • Alcohol will be available to drink over dinner and the evenings. Attendees should manage their own consumption, and excessive drinking will not be allowed.

  • If you have worries or concerns about attending, or about someone you know attending, please get in touch.