Will the event undertake any environmentally sustainable practices?
The event will promote the use of public transport and cycling as a means to attend the event.
Event organisers have indicated they will be working with their waste management contractor and onsite suppliers with an aim to divert all waste away from landfill. They plan to include a 5 bin recycling system onsite and include both, public and participant education on recycling options.
Festival organisers are aiming to reduce the events environmental impact by implementing available technologies in solar power, including utilising house power units.
Organisers have also indicated they will investigate low flow toilets, reducing water consumption by caterers and other water saving measures.
I have already seen a poster or advertisement for this event. Has it already been approved?
Approval for an event requiring public consultation is only given after the consultation period has concluded and Council has had the opportunity to review the application and any submissions.
Adelaide City Council discourages any event from promoting their event prior to Council approval. In some instances there is a need for events or festivals to announce dates in each capital city. This however does not constitute Council approval for the event.
Is parking available at the event site?
On-site parking is not provided for this event. The closest public parking to this event is along Rundle Road, Bartels Road, East Terrace and Dequetteville Terrace. Other public parking options are available throughout the east end district of Adelaide.
Public transport options are available in the area where the event is proposed to be staged.
Can I expect noise where I live?
Asiafest is required to comply with the ACC Event Noise Mitigation Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Residents in surrounding areas will be notified by the event organiser via a mail drop at least two weeks prior to the event detailing the event times and contact information for complaints or queries.
How will the Park Lands be protected during their stay?
In addition to the standard requirements under the event licence, Asiafest will be responsible for minimising impacts on the Park Lands by following Adelaide City Council’s Standard Operating Procedures for Events in the Park Lands. The event will be responsible for all costs for restoring the Park Land to its original condition at the end of the event.
Specifically Asiafest has committed to undertaking the following Park Lands protection measures:
1) Vehicle Management Plan.
2) Hand watering.
3) Delineation and protection of fragile areas.
Will it cost to attend the event?
The event is only accessible for paying customers. The nominated ticket price for general admission will be $10. Event organisers have indicated that ticketed special events, as part of the festival, will be between $20-$40 entry.
Will access to Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka be affected during the event?
Access will be restricted during the set up and pull down phases of the event and during the event from Thursday 24 September 2015 to Friday 16 October 2015.
Who can I contact for further information?
For more information, please contact:
(08) 8203 7203
Are there alternative ways to provide my feedback?
Yes, you can
Write to us
All written submissions must be received by 5.00 pm on Wednesday 22 April 2015 and should be addressed to:
Rani Clark - Asiafest 2015
GPO Box 2252, Adelaide SA 5001
Email your submissions through to firstname.lastname@example.org