We will make every effort to ensure that AFF Youth is accessible to all attendees. We have a dedicated Access Page with more detailed and regularly updated information.

If you require additional access for a student please arrange with a staff member when booking.

Venue Information and public transport information

Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas

The cinema is situated in the east end of the city centre off Vaughan Place which runs between Rundle Street and North terrace. The venue is in a pedestrian area with no direct vehicle access to the cinema.

Drop Off Points: There are drop off points available on Rundle Street (Street Number: 246-252) and North Terrace (Street Number: 280) to Vaughan Place.

Public Transport

Bus: Closest bus stops 300m walk. Stop B1 East Terrace for 98C City & North Adelaide Loop and 99C City Loop.Stop Y1 East Tce – West side for 98A City & North Adelaide Loop and 99A City Loop.

Tram: Tram Stop Botanic Gardens North Terrace. 110 metres to the cinema. On arrival, walk west on North Terrace towards Paxtons Walk (8 metres), Turn left onto Paxtons Walk (76 m) Continue straight onto Vaughan Place and the cinema is on the left (27 metres)

Parking: The closest car park is U-Park, a multi storey park, on Frome Road. There are several accessible parking bays on each level of this car park. There is one continuous path of travel from the car park to the cinema. 100 metres to the cinema.

Venue: There is level access into the venue. The main doors open towards you (pull). The doors are double width. The doors are heavy. Lighting levels are low. Interior is decorated in dark purple.

Candy Bar: There are seating options available for the candy bar. Tables and chairs in candy bar are not permanently fixed. Food and drinks can be brought to the table areas on request

Cinema Access: There are steps to seating in Palace Cinema 1. There is lift access to the rear of the Cinema 1. This is a staff lift and requires staff assistance.

There is a level change to Cinemas 2 – 7. There is ramp access to the level change This ramp has handrails on both sides. Cinema 2 – 7 are reached via three standard steps. These steps have colour contrast. These steps have handrails on left and right side.

Inside Cinema: There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users. Designated seats are situated at the rear of the cinema.

Toilets: There are accessible toilets in the venue designated for general public use. There are(standard) toilets near Cinema 1 accessible via 5 steps. These steps have handrails on both sides. There are two sets of public toilets. Accessible toilets are situated near cinema 3 – 7.

Lift: There is a lift access for wheelchair seating in Cinema 1. This lift is for staff and disabled people. Staff are not required to operate the lift. There are braille labels on elevator button panel. There are no auditory cues in this lift.


Wheelchair access: Tandanya is accessible via stairs and ramp.

Bathrooms: On-site male and female bathrooms, as well as a wheelchair accessible toilet.

Parking: There is no onsite parking, and nearby street parking is limited. The nearest car park facility is Wilson Parking Eastend, in between Frome Street and Union Street.

Lot Fourteen

Parking: Parking can be found at the Wilson Parking Lot Fourteen car park, located at the rear northern side of the precinct. Access to the car park is off Frome Road.


Stone & Chalk (Lot Fourteen)


Space Discovery Centre (Lot Fourteen)

The Discovery Centre aims to provide equitable access for all visitors. If you have any queries about access requirements, please contact the Discovery Centre on (08) 8432 1400.

Bathrooms: The bathrooms can be accessed from the corridor past the Endeavour room. There are female and male bathrooms, each with an accessible cubicle. There is also an additional separate unisex accessible toilet and shower.

Deaf and hard of hearing: The Discovery Centre has written directions and explanations on most exhibits. There is also clear signage throughout the Discovery Centre. The Theatrette and Endeavour Room have been fitted with a hearing augmentation system. Staff can provide the corresponding headphones on request.

Seating: There are 5 seating pods in the Discovery Centre, as well as two higher tables. There is also seating in the Theatrette. Both the eastern promenade and the western courtyard have built in seating in the form of concrete benches. There is further seating (concrete benches and marble seats) on the North Terrace around the Community Café.

Wheelchair access: The Discovery Centre is fully accessible with no stairs or ramps upon entry or exit. Wheelchair users will be able to freely move through all areas of the Discovery Centre. The surrounding Lot Fourteen precinct is also all flat without stairs.


Queens Theatre

Car Parking: The entrance to the Queen’s Theatre is located on the corner of Playhouse Lane and Gilles Arcade. There is no entrance from Waymouth Street, but there is access through to Playhouse Lane from Waymouth St  via a walkway next to Queen’s Theatre.
There is a parking station located at 20 Playhouse Lane. Access to Playhouse Lane is via Morphett Street.  For more information please click here.

Wheelchair access: The main entrance to the venue is wheelchair accessible. There are 6 designated wheelchair accessible car parking spaces near this venue (located: K Park at 20 Playhouse Lane). Designated wheelchair accessible unisex toilet/s are also available.

More public transport information

For other public transport options or further public transport information contact Adelaide metro https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au or call the InfoLine on 1300 311 108.

Or via the National Relay Service and ask for Adelaide Metro InfoLine. TTY users can contact directly on TTY line 133677

Changing Places Toilets

Nearest Changing Places Toilet is located at James Place Public Toilets 23A – 25 James Place, Adelaide

900 Metres from Cinema Via Rundle Mall.

Opening hours are:
Sunday to Thursday, 7:00 am to 8:30 pm
Friday, 7:00 am to 10:00 pm

(An MLAK Key is required, and can be borrowed from Adelaide Visitor Information Centre, 9 James Place, during centre operating hours.)

More information on finding a Changing Places Toilet in SA

Contact Us

If you have any access questions or suggestions, we want to hear from you.

By email:
[email protected]

By telephone:
(08) 8394 2505
or via the National Relay Service
1300 555 727 then (08) 8394 2505