Liberty Swing

Liberty Swing

What is the Liberty Swing?

The Liberty Swing is a playground swing that meets the needs of people with mobility difficulties or who use a wheelchair. Children and adults can enjoy the fun of swinging and feel included in outdoor parks. 

The Liberty Swing has several special features that make it safe and simple to use. It includes:

  • an access ramp
  • a wheel locking mechanism
  • a pop-up seat for people with mobility impairments
  • a safety harness
  • the swing meets relevant Australian Standards

How can I access the swing?

To use the swing, you need will to purchase a Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK). People with a disability can purchase a MLAK at a locksmiths who is registered with the Master Locksmith Association for a small cost.

The MLAK is an innovative system that enables people with disabilities to gain 24/7 access to a network of disability-friendly public facilities which are fitted with this specially designed lock. 

To find a Master Locksmiths Association of Australia locksmith phone free call 1800 810 698 or visit the Master Locksmith Association of Australia website. The Victorian Office for Disability and the Victorian Companion Card are partnering with the Master Locksmiths Association of Australasia (MLAA) to provide one free Master Locksmith Access Key (MLAK) to Companion Card holders in order to increase access to Changing Places facilities.

Access the MLAK order form for Victorian Companion Card holders

How do I operate the swing?

The instructions for how to use the Liberty Swing are posted on a sign at the swing site. Follow these instructions to ensure your safety and enjoyment.

You and other swing users accept that you use the swing at your own risk.  Council, its employees and agents accept no liability for loss or injury occurring on this facility. Only one person is allowed on the swing at any one time.  Ensure you securely lock the ramp after you have finished using it.


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