Conference Program

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Side events:

Sydney Deaf History Walking Tour

13:30 – Auslan interpreted BridgeClimb (Sydney Harbour Bridge) No longer available

Tour of Hyde Park Barracks with ‘Open Access’ interpreting in Auslan and International Sign

17:00-20:00 – Conference Welcome Reception at The Mint

(conference registration available)

Social Program

This will be a self-guided walk around the city of Sydney to see places significant to the history of the early Australian Deaf Community. The walking tour can start from either Central Station or Circular Quay Station and will finish at the other station. The tour route is an easy walking level, with some slightly uphill sections, and city traffic to negotiate. Be aware of the usual road rules, and remember that Australian traffic drives on the left.

When: You can do this walk at any time, it is self-guided with a detailed brochure.
On Tuesday 17thJuly, between 12.00 and 12.30 pm, volunteers will be stationed at both starting points, with Walking Tour brochures to give you to start your walk.
There will also be a copy of the Walking Tour brochure in your conference satchel.

Please allow 2-3 hours for the walk.

Cost: free.

Getting There:

From Central Station– go to the little park on the west side of Central Station (see Map 1) and find the volunteer wearing a green “volunteer” t-shirt, who will hand out the walking tour brochures.

Map 1: Central Station

From Circular Quay Station– go to ‘First Fleet Park’ (see Map 2) and find the volunteer wearing a green “volunteer” t-shirt, who will hand out the walking tour brochures.

Map 2: Circular Quay Station

From Circular Quay Station– go to ‘First Fleet Park’ (see Map 2) and find the volunteer wearing a green “volunteer” t-shirt, who will hand out the walking tour brochures.

Map 2: Circular Quay Station

Maps of Sydney

Sydney North

Symbol ‘T’ – train station

Locations marked as:

  1. BridgeClimb Sydney(3 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW – bridgeclimb.com)
  2. Museum of Contemporary Arts(140 George St, The Rocks – mca.com.au)
  3. Justice & Police Museum(Cnr of Phillip & Albert Streets, Sydney – sydneylivingmuseums.com.au)
  4. Museum of Sydney(Cnr of Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney – sydneylivingmuseums.com.au)
  5. State Library of NSW(Macquarie St, Sydney – sl.nsw.gov.au)
  6. The Mint(10 Macquarie St, Sydney – sydneylivingmuseums.com.au)
  7. Hyde Park Barracks(Queens Square, Macquarie St, Sydney – sydneylivingmuseums.com.au)
  8. Art Gallery of New South Wales(Art Gallery Rd, Sydney – artgallery.nsw.gov.au

Sydney South