W/C Friendly Bathrooms

Posted on 18th Nov 2012 by ian under Disabled Access | No Comments »

HOTEL BATHROOMS FOR GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES This is always the room that has obviously designed/adapted for guests with disabilities but it is not just about nice thick shiny railings… for example, a plastic chair in the shower might look practical but without arms, it might only make a one-way transfer possible… Door width for bathroom access plus room to turn chair Mirror in bathroom at wheelchair height Raised toilet seat …read more

Weekend What’s On – July 1

Posted on 1st Jul 2012 by ian under Attractions, Disabled Access | No Comments » whodunnit sciencentre brisbane

Last week!  Catch Whodunnit at the Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. Snot. It’s what stops our stomachs getting eaten by acid. No reason for mentioning that except that the Queensland Sciencentre enjoys gross-out interaction and hands-on fun with visitors, like… Until July 8, forensic volunteers aged over eight can try to solve a Whodunnit. There’s a body, a break-in, mysterious fingerprints and a missing white rhino…. And so, into fingerprinting, footprinting, …read more

Tuck into Tukka

Posted on 5th May 2012 by ian under Dining Out, Disabled Access | No Comments »

If you find yourself in Brisbane with guests from overseas, head to West End and ‘Tukka’ restaurant – it looks Indian by name but it serves up excellent Aussie ‘tucker’. You’ll find locally sourced specials like Barramundi, Moreton Bay Bugs and Rack of Lamb, but there are five and seven course degustation menus where you can hoe into the Coat of Arms and other delicacies you may have only previously seen …read more

Beach Boys Sydney Disabled Access

Posted on 5th May 2012 by ian under Disabled Access, Entertainment | No Comments »

The Beach Boys Allphones Arena, 8:00pm, August 30 Catch The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour at Allphones Arena in Sydney (no support act – they do the whole two hours). Now, how did this Olympic Park venue get its name? Aren’t mobile phones banned from concerts because of camera copyright and the irritation factor? Oh!  They don’t look exactly like the photo above any more… … could be lots of …read more