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(Re)discover your city like you've never experienced it before with this fun cultural walk. Admire some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including its world-renowned street art, and learn why it is regarded as the design and sports capital of Australia. A unique afternoon to share with your peers, open to 16-23 years old. *Access to DCA events are subjected to participants adhering to State vaccination regulations and venues policy.*

Description

Deaf Children Australia's Walk the Lanes is open to deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) youth and young adults aged 16-23 years old. You will join a private walking tour of our beautiful city, with your own guide from I'm Free Walking Tours, a fun and vibrant organisation specialised in Melbourne's unique culture and street art. All their guides are 21-24 years old, so come along and join in the fun!

The 2 hour tour will include topics such as:

  • ANZAC legacy and Drewery lane
  • Footy Culture 
  • Indigenous Melbourne
  • Environmental initiatives
  • Coffee Culture
  • Urban Planning and laneway development
  • Politics, protests and Feminism 
  • Live Music scene

And the lesser-known lanes and the architecture of:

  • Melbourne Town Hall
  • General Post office
  • Presgrave Place
  • Manchester Unity Building
  • Coromandel Lane
  • Union Lane
  • AC/DC Lane
  • Caledonian lane
  • Russell Place
  • Rainbow Alley

 

The event includes:

  • walking tour
  • tour guide
  • Auslan interpreters
  • bilingual support workers
  • supervising staff

 

Access to DCA events are subjected to participants adhering to State vaccination regulations and venues policy. No refund will be given to participants who do not meet these requirements.

 

EVENT DETAILS

When TBC - Register your interest
Where

The Sate Library of Victoria
328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Who Deaf and hard of hearing youths aged 16-23
Cost $65 per DHH participant

 

HOW TO GET READY

Meeting point

The State Library of Victoria 
What to wear Comfortable walking shoes and dress according to outside temperature. 
What to bring Bring money if you want to buy food or drinks.
Getting there by tram No. 8-Melbourne Central | Tram 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72
Stop No. 6-Swanston St/La Trobe St | Tram 30, 35
Getting there by train Get off at Melbourne Central Station

Register your interest by emailing events@deafchildren.org.au.

Contact details

For any questions, please email events@deafchildren.org.au

Head to Events and Activities to learn about the other events, programs and activities we run.

 

Payment details

$65 per person (including GST)

Payment options

  • Credit card online when registering
  • Pay EFT off the invoice which will be emailed to the order contact

Spots are limited so register your interest for Walk the Lanes now!

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