Information for all young people
Connect with Propel Youth Arts WA. Propel promotes and provides opportunities for all young people, including those with disabilities to participate fully in Western Australia’s arts and culture sector.
Our vision is to enrich Western Australia by engaging and valuing young people’s creativity. Propel acknowledges young people with disabilities may need extra support to engage in our programs and services. Here are some of the accessibility initiatives we offer:
- Propel’s website design is according to Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) standards
- Information on the Propel website, E-zine and other promotional materials can be made available in a variety of accessible formats. Contact Lisa Wallace on firstname.lastname@example.org or 08 9328 5855 if you require information in a different format
- Accessibility information on the Propel website What’s On listings. We currently working ways to improve accessibility information regarding arts and cultural events. Watch this space!
- All Propel events are held in accessible venues where possible and transport options can be made available
- Propel supports the Companion Card Program and accepts that a young person with a significant disability may require a companion to engage in our programs
Can we help you further? We are constantly exploring ways to be as inclusive as possible. Contact Lisa Wallace on email@example.com or (08) 9328 5855 to talk about how we can improve our accessibility.
Information for arts companies and service providers
We want to connect you with all young people. Here are practical checklists and information sheets written by accessibleArts to assist arts and cultural organisations in improving access and developing audiences.
Propel is currently working on accessibility checklists applicable to the West Australian arts and cultural sector. Does your arts company or service provider offer accessibility initiatives? We want hear about it! Contact Lisa Wallace on firstname.lastname@example.org or (08) 9328 5855.
This is an information sheet providing basic information on disability and disability definitions in Australia. A useful resource for staff training and induction.
- Download Disability Awareness Information Sheet
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This information sheet will help you understand the way disability media is created in Australia, how to develop a disability media contact list and appropriate ways to submit material to get your event or organisation publicised amongst the disability community.
- Download Disability Media Information Sheet
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MARKETING TO THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY
The disability community have some discrete access needs in relation to marketing and publicity material. This checklist will help you ensure that you have met these needs and will provide suggestions on ways to further promote material to the disability sector.
- Download Marketing to the Disability Community Information Sheet
- 63.2k Portable document format
PRINT AND PUBLICATION
These simple guidelines will help you to understand the access needs of people with disabilities in relation to printed material. These can be used in conjunction with the marketing checklist to help ensure full accessibility. We suggest that these guidelines are also provided to any designers that your organisation works with to help them understand the needs of people with disabilities.
- Download Print and Publication Information Sheet
- 61k Portable document format
This checklist is designed to assist galleries, museums and exhibition spaces to curate exhibitions that are accessible to all members of the disability community. This checklist can be used to evaluate the access of a pre-exisiting exhibition or as a guide to help prepare a new exhibition.
- Download Exhibition Design Information Sheet
- 63.9k Portable document format
TICKETING AND SEATING
This checklist is designed for performing arts venues and companies to help assist in making spaces, seating and ticketing more accessible.
- Download Ticketing and Seating Information Sheet
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VENUE ACCESS AUDIT
This checklist is a simple and easy to use access audit that allows you to evaluate the accessibility of your own space and to assist you in prioritising where changes are needed. The information can be summarised to give visitors an overview of the access of your space. The access audit can also be used as a tool in staff training to help staff understand the needs of visitors with disabilities.
- Download Venue Access Audit Information Sheet
- 74.1k Portable document format