Health and wellbeing on the line-up at BASSINTHEGRASS

Continuing its industry-leading legacy of delivering the best for attendees, BASSINTHEGRASS will again feature a range of wellbeing and accessibility measures to help festival-goers have the best possible experience at the Territory’s biggest music festival.

For the first time this year, NTMEC has appointed an Accessibility Ambassador, who will attend BASSINTHEGRASS. Harry Walker is a talented musician, radio host and motorsports fan who moved to Darwin from Nhulunbuy. He will provide valuable feedback about accessibility measures at NTMEC events.

Measures include an on-site medical facility run by St John Ambulance and the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC), where medical staff can deliver hospital-level care to those in need. This will be complemented by multiple St John NT support sites around the Mindil Beach festival site, and a new partnership with the All Good Project, an initiative delivered by Music NT designed to create and promote a safe space for patrons, staff and performers.

Music NT Safety, Access and Equity Officer Emma Gerard said the All Good Project would provide support to festival-goers who needed help.

“We are really excited to be partnering with BASSINTHEGRASS,” she said.

“The All Good Project is an NT based initiative that works to promote safety, encourage inclusivity, reduce harm and prevent violence at live music festivals.

“On the day, our care space tent within the wellness area will be available to anyone who needs it and we’ll have roving teams supporting festival-goers, especially those who may need help.”

Northern Territory Major Events Company (NTMEC) delivers BASSINTHEGRASS and the Territory’s leading events company has put in the extra measures to ensure party-goers have the most memorable time possible, for all the right reasons.

Other initiatives include Event Champions, amnesty bins, free water, free sunscreen, plenty of shade, and a low-intensity dry area called the Wellness Space, where the NCCTRC facility will be located, alongside peer to peer support and information on how to party safely in the Top End.

BASSINTHEGRASS will also feature a number of accessibility measures to help guests with a disability enjoy the day as much as possible, including raised platforms, accessible toilets, accessible drop-off zones and free entry for companions.

Final Release tickets for BASSINTHEGRASS are on sale now for $140, plus booking fee.

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