IN CONTROL: The interactive Rescue exhibition opens at the Ipswich Art Gallery tomorrow.
IN CONTROL: The interactive Rescue exhibition opens at the Ipswich Art Gallery tomorrow. Contributed

Gallery puts visitors in Rescue hot seat

DO YOU know how to handle a rescue situation?

If not, an exciting new interactive Ipswich Art Gallery exhibition will serve as a great introduction.

Rescue will open tomorrow, and features simulated helicopters, jet skis and rescue situations.

Attendees will be able to operate simulated equipment, crawl through a "smoke-filled" building, scale a climbing wall and more.

Mayor Paul Pisasale said Rescue, produced by SciTech Perth, was one of the biggest exhibitions to ever hit Ipswich.

"This exhibition is a big coup for the Art Gallery and for Ipswich, because we are the only city along Australia's east coast to host Rescue [before it goes overseas]," Cr Pisasale said.

The free exhibition is targeted at children aged three to 12.

Visitors will have the chance to meet local emergency services workers and volunteers from key organisations.

Queensland Police Service representatives will be on site between 10am and 1pm tomorrow.



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