Yooralla's 2022 Big Day Out, Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Excellence Awards

Join us...

This year’s 2022 Big Day Out, AGM and Big Day Out are nearly here! We are really excited that this year’s event will be taking place in person for the first time in three years at the Melbourne Town Hall on Monday 28 November as well as online for those who aren’t able to attend in person.

This event is free. No bookings required.

Agenda

Agenda

  • 10:30 am – Keynote Speaker, Nimo Hersi
  • 11:00 am – Big Day Out activities commence at Melbourne Town Hall
  • 12:00 pm – lunch commences. BDO activities continue
  • 12:45-1:30 pm – live crosses to other venues (in venue and via Zoom)

Activities

Be inspired by Keynote Speaker, Nimo Hersi, a prominent Disability Inclusion advocate and consultant, who will be sharing her personal journey to advocacy and her thoughts on how to promote leadership for people with lived experience. who will share her Personal journey to Advocacy - how to promote leadership for people with lived experience.

Enjoy live performances from Eliza Hull - who was recently appointed ambassador of International Day of People with Disability. Eliza Hull will perform live with guitarist Connor Black-Harry.

There will also be music and dances by Yooralla clients including a special sneak peek at Macey Rouge – the modern Moulin Rouge spectacular!

Get your picture taken at our photobooth, show off your competitive side with live Bingo, enjoy a dance, play some giant games...and so much more!

How to get there and more...

Getting there

By train:

Melbourne Town Hall is approximately 5 mins walk from Flinders Street Station, along Swanston Street. For train timetable information and trip planning visit PTV.

By tram:

The closest stop to Melbourne Town Hall is Stop #6: Melbourne Town Hall/Collins St. This stop is serviced by routes 11, 12, 48, and 109.

Stop #11: City Square/Swanston St is also nearby, serviced by tram routes 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, and 72.

For tram timetable information and trip planning visit PTV or Yarra Trams.

By car:

No parking is available at the Melbourne Town Hall itself, however the closest accessible car park is at Federation Square. There is a drop-off point at Melbourne Town Hall’s Collins Street entrance, but this is not a dedicated drop-off zone for taxis and rideshare vehicles.

Accessibility information

The event is fully accessible for people with disability.

There is ramp access to gain entry to the building and elevators to access other floors. 

Two accessible toilets are available on site, fitted with hoists and slings. There will be Disability Support Workers at the event to support our clients with any additional needs. 

AusLan interpreters will be on stage during speech and presentations.

Interactive Map

Interactive Map

Learn more about out how to get to the event, where you might like to dine, and details about where we'll meet you!

Our Big Day Out COVIDSafe Plan

Entry and Exits

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Ventilation

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Provision of Masks

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Provision of RATs

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Safe area to isolate a suspected or confirmed positive case

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Disinfecting commonly used surfaces and items

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Hand Sanitiser

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Volunteers

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Physical distancing

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