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“It's not that hard”: Making events more accessible for the disability community

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A disability advocate says event organisers must to do more to meet the access needs of people with disability, arguing a little thought can go a long way to stop attendees feeling excluded.  

Melissa Benson, a disability advocate and motivational speaker, told Pro Bono News about a recent experience at a Melbourne music festival where there was no wheelchair access.

She said it was quite stressful for people with disability to attend a festival and realise they were barriers just to get around.

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Source:
Luke Michael, 2019, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au/)

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