imagineNATIVE Festival Code of Conduct

At imagineNATIVE we strive to create a Festival atmosphere that brings people together in a good way to mutually celebrate our stories, cultures and arts.

All attendees to imagineNATIVE, including Elders, invited delegates, and members of the public, have the right to be free of harassment, discrimination, sexism, and threatening or disrespectful behaviour - either in-person or online - from others attending the Festival. This
could include but is not limited to:

  • offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age,

  • sexual orientation, physical acts, disability, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, or religion;

  • deliberate intimidation;

  • harassing photography;

  • sustained disruption of talks or other events;

  • inappropriate physical contact.

We reserve the right to refuse entry or revoke accreditation to Festival events and venues without notice for those who engage in such conduct. If you experience a violation of this Code of Conduct at the Festival please contact a member of staff.

All violations of the law should also be reported to local law enforcement. For emergencies, immediately dial 911.

We strive to work and walk responsibly, professionally and caringly at all times and ask that you share this commitment to fostering a supportive, loving and safe Festival environment.