Facilities & Accessibility

Facilities & Accessibility

Facilities

Information Booths 

Four information booths will be conveniently located:

  • Outside the Woolworths Fresh Food Pavilion on Gregory Terrace (I-14)
  • Near the Norco Shed (M-5)
  • Near the Woodchop Arena in Sideshow Alley (F-8)
  • In the Channel 7 Pavilion (ground floor) (H-12)

Toilets

Toilets are located in most buildings around the Showgrounds and can be located using the Ekka map.

Lost & Found 

Lost and found is located at Customer Relations on the lower level of the Royal International Convention Centre (H-12).

ATM

ATM facilities are located around the Showgrounds

Wi-Fi 

The RNA will provide Wi-Fi to keep Ekka guests connected during their visit to the show. Guests can access the Wi-Fi at four key locations around grounds - on the Plaza, in Expo Place (Sushi Hub Dog Pavilion and RACQ Animal Nursery), at XXXX Stockmen’s Bar and Grill and in the Members Bar.

Mobile Phone Charging 

A secure mobile phone charging station can be found near the locker facilities under the John MacDonald Stand. (J-8)

Parents Rooms 

There are four parents rooms located around the grounds for those with babies and young children. The larger parents room under the Ernest Baynes Stand features a microwave to heat up milk, a sink, breastfeeding facilities and nappy change facilities.

First Aid 

St John Ambulance Queensland is providing support and first aid services for Ekka 2022.

There are three first aid locations that operate between 8am and 11pm daily:

  • Under the John MacDonald stand (J-7)
  • Near the Sushi Hub Canine Pavilion on Gregory Terrace (O-9)
  • Near the Large Animal Pavilion (F-5)

Locker Hire 

Locker facilities are primarily located under the John MacDonald stand, but can also be found at several other locations around the Showgrounds.

All-Day Lockers (under John MacDonald Stand)

Standard: $10 + $2 refundable key deposit = $12 total

Jumbo: $18 + $2 refundable key deposit = $20 total

Self-service Lockers (next to The Courier Mail Showbag Pavilion)$2 per use
Bulky Item Storage

$5 per item plus all day locker hire

Large carry bag

$4

Pull stroller (shopping bag)

$20.00

Phone charger, per use$2.00

Accessibility

Ramps & Elevators

Ramps will be in place to provide easy access between roads and footpaths, as well as entrances into Pavilions. There are also elevators located on each level of the Channel Seven Pavilion and the Large Animal Pavilion.

Dedicated Drop Off / Pick Up Zones

Dedicated drop off / pick up zones with disability access for cars and taxis on Costin Street

Designated wheelchair Viewing Areas

There are two dedicated Main Arena viewing areas for wheelchair patrons:

1. Near Heritage Hill along Gregory Terrace
2. Between Ernest Baynes Stand and Members Stand

Parking with disability access

There are limited Disability Parking Spaces in King Street

Assistance Dogs

Certified guide, hearing and assistance dogs are permitted entry to the Ekka, owners must carry their identification card and ensure their dog is wearing the correct badge accreditation

Scooter, Stroller & Wheelchair Hire

WhenHire times are strictly 9.00am to 5.00pm.
WhereWith Day Locker Hire, underneath the John MacDonald stand
Bond

Refundable only on return of item under terms of signed hire agreement.

Cost

Pram: Single $30 | Double $50

Wheelchair: Standard (125kg capacity) $50 | Bariatric (160kg capacity) $50

Mobility Scooter: (100kg or 159kg capacity) $110 for full day (9am - 5:30pm)

Bookings

www.scooters.show

EmergencyIn case of a medical emergency, St John's Ambulance will supply a wheelchair

Wheelchair Recharge Stations

There are two dedicated wheelchair recharge stations, located in the Woolworths Fresh Food Pavilion.

The Ekka is smoke-free

Designated smoking areas will not be available within the Showgrounds precinct, but two designated smoking areas are located outside the Showgrounds.