Please read the following information before you complete the application.
Camping at Woodfordia:
If camping during the festival period and to enable us to secure you a location close to the festival entrance, please ensure to download and complete an Accessible Camping Form, the link attached to this application.
Letting us know you are here:
We do not usually allow domestic animals on-site and we get reports from patrons if there are dogs seen. We would like to let our festival services crews know that you have an assistance dog so that these reports can be quickly dealt with.
When you set up camp, just call our Patron Safety Hotline on 07 5496 1033 and let us know which festival street you are camping on.
Please also identify yourself with your assistance animal when arriving at the gates.
Only Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and trained Assistance Animals are allowed onto the Woodfordia site and to stay in the campground. All Assistance dogs must be with their handler and kept on a lead at ALL times.
Assistance animals accepted are:
. Guide Dogs: trained to help blind or visually-impaired people
. Hearing Dogs: trained to help deaf or hearing-impaired people
. Mobility Support Animals: trained to help people with physical disabilities who use
wheelchairs or have difficulty moving
. Medical Alert Animals: trained to assist their handlers before and during a medical
. Psychiatric service animals: trained to provide support to people with psychiatric
Owners of an Assistance Animal (except Guide Dogs) must provide proof that
their animal is trained.
This proof should include one or more of the following:
. An Assistance Animal Pass (VIC)
. Service Dog ID Card
. Handler’s Identity Card (QLD)
. Proof that the animal has passed a Public Access Test
An identity disc and a signed statement or documentation issued by a recognised
training body that their animal is (or is being) trained as an Assistance Animal to
alleviate the effects of disability or a card issued by;
. Animal Assisted Therapy Australia Inc
. Assistance Dogs Australia
. Association of Australian Service Dogs (NQ) Inc
. Australian Support Dogs
Owners of Guide Dogs are not required to give proof.
Recognised Training Bodies are;
. Assistance Dogs Australia
. Canine Helpers for the Disabled
. Lions Hearing Dogs
. Disability Aid Dogs Australia
. Righteous Pups
. Assisting Wellbeing Ability Recovery and Empowerment (AWARE) Dogs Australia
Woodfordia does not consider the following to be Assistance animals:
. Pet or ‘companion’ animals
. Therapy animals used to improve a person’s quality of life or to facilitate
counselling or psychotherapy
. Facility animals that visit people living in hospitals and other medical-related
. Animals left inside motor homes, vehicles or campsites during the festival.