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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 18-23 years old. *Access to DCA events are subjected to participants adhering to State vaccination regulations and venues policy.*

2 hours - 2PM-4PM, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM


Session information


Walk the Lanes
14:00 - 16:00
2 hours
    • $65.00 incl. GST


    Deaf Children Australia's Walk the Lanes is open to deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) young adults aged 18-23 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!

    And why not stick around after the tour and grab a coffee with the other participants?

    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.



    When Saturday 29 January 2022 - 2.00PM-4.00PM

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

    Who Deaf and hard of hearing youths aged 18-23
    Cost $65 per DHH participant
    RSVP Saturday 22 January 2022



    Meeting point

    The State Library of Victoria at 1.45PM
    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

    Stop 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

    Contact details

    For any questions, please email

    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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