Optus Stadium caters for everyone regardless of age, experience or ability.

The aim of the design isn’t only to meet specific codes but rather to strive to exceed them as a minimum standard and create an inclusive venue for all fans.

Individuals Requiring Universal Access (IRUA) features of the new Optus Stadium

  • 360 degree access across all general admission levels
  • IRUA seating throughout the Stadium
  • Over 60 Universal Accessible Toilets (UAT)
  • 3 Changing Places toilets – The first stadium in Australia to have more than one. Features include:
    • Height adjustable adult-sized changing bench
    • Mobile hoist system
    • Space for a user and up to two carers
    • Electric doors
  • 450 wheelchair positions (100 more than required according to  the 2013 National Construction Code) and 327 Enhanced Amenity Seating for people that have mobility requirements that are not in wheelchairs
  • Wheelchair positions on all levels with flexible seats for carers and guests, accommodating groups of all sizes
  • 9 times more permanent ACROD bays than required (2013 National Construction Code) 
  • 12 lifts throughout the Stadium
  • Dedicated taxi and private vehicle drop off areas
  • All public transport options will be fully inclusive