Melbourne Fashion Week 2023

23 - 29 OCTOBER 2023

Melbourne Fashion Week 2023

23 – 29
OCT 2023


It’s important to us that everyone can attend and enjoy M/FW.

We are always looking for ways we can improve access and inclusion across the event to ensure it is a safe, welcoming and enjoyable experience for everyone. You can find key accessibility information about specific events and venues on the individual event pages below.

This year we’ve worked closely with specialist access and inclusion consultants – Get Skilled Access – to help us improve the accessibility of our event spaces for our staff and visitors.

M/FW ’23 will be incorporating the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme assisting those with hidden disabilities. People who need assistance can wear a Sunflower symbol so trained staff can offer help. Email to pre-order your sunflower lanyard, or collect one City of Melbourne Tourism Hubs at Melbourne Town Hall, Bourke Street Mall, Fitzroy Gardens and Queen Victoria Market or from any ticketing counter during the event. To learn more about the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme click here.

If you have any questions relating to accessibility, please don’t hesitate to contact us at or speak to one of our helpful staff members at the event.

We can also be contacted via the National Relay Service on 1300-555-727.

Accessibility Key

  • 100% aural rating
    100% aural rating

    This event is entirely sound-based with no visual component e.g. a sound art installation or a show performed in complete darkness

  • 100% visual content
    100% visual content

    The event contains no music or dialogue

  • 50% aural rating
    50% aural rating

    This event has both sound and visual components, but sight isn’t essential to engage properly with the work

  • 50% visual content
    50% visual content

    The event is partially subtitled or includes dialogue, background music and or sounds

  • 75% aural rating
    75% aural rating

    This event is primarily sound-based, with visuals only incidental to the work

  • 75% visual content
    75% visual content

    The event is fully subtitled or has minimal dialogue and or sounds

  • Accessibility chaperones
    Accessibility chaperones

    Accessibility chaperones will be available to assist guests to navigate and enjoy the event

  • Accessible for low vision
    Accessible for low vision

    This event can provide access for people who are blind or have low vision. This may include guided or tactile tours and exhibitions.

  • Accessible toilet
    Accessible toilet

    An accessible toilet is available at this event

  • Assistive listening systems available on request
    Assistive listening systems available on request

    Hearing loops or assistive listening systems can be requested pre-event by emailing

  • Audio description
    Audio description

    This event includes audio description for people who are blind or have low vision, transmitted through a personal listening device

  • Auslan Interpreting available on request
    Auslan Interpreting available on request

    An Auslan interpreter can be requested pre-event by emailing

  • Braille

    For this event or venue, information will be available in Braille, including items such as exhibition labelling, publications and signage

  • Closed captioning
    Closed captioning

    This event has on screen captioning that can be activated or deactivated by the viewer

  • Companion card acceptable
    Companion card acceptable

    If you have a Companion Card, you qualify for a second ticket (free) to bring along a companion

  • Guide dogs and service animals
    Guide dogs and service animals

    All M/FW event venues welcome guide dogs and service animals

  • Language no barrier
    Language no barrier

    For this event, audiences can understand and engage with the event without a comprehensive understanding of the English language

  • Large print
    Large print

    This event will be able to support guests who require large print, with high contrast and spacing

  • Open captioning
    Open captioning

    This event will have on screen text descriptions that communicate dialogue, identify speakers and describe other relevant sounds

  • Wheelchair accessible
    Wheelchair accessible

    Accessible by wheelchair