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Behind the Lines – Audio Described Tour

Visitors who are blind or have low vision can hear detailed audio descriptions of 2023's best political cartoons.


Lower floor


Daily at 2pm


45 minutes



Black and white audio description symbol

This guided tour is designed primarily for people who are blind or have low vision. Your tour guide will deliver audio descriptions of a selection of cartoons from Behind the Lines 2023.

Featuring established and emerging cartoonists from across Australia, Behind the Lines celebrates the significant contribution they make to cultural and political debate through witty, insightful and often poignant satirical drawings, paintings, GIFs and sculptures.

Sighted friends and family are welcome on this tour. Please book a ticket for each person who will attend.

If you can't visit us, listen online instead.

Audio descriptions developed with Access2Arts.

Plan your visit

All areas of the tour are accessible by wheelchair.

When the Behind the Lines exhibition is busy, there may be a lot of people in the hallways where the cartoons are hung.

Tour participants will handle First Dog on the Moon plush figures.

Some cartoons in the exhibition are moving GIFs.

This can be a popular and busy exhibition.

Large text guides are available.