Alison Shiels

Accredited Disability Access Consultant
Association of Consultants in Access Australia, Inc. Membership No MN417

Alison Shiels disability access consultantAlison is a highly experienced access consultant that has been working in the field since 2012, which has provided her with a sound understanding of stakeholders obligations under evolving Disability Legislation, Codes & Standards. Her experience has included large and complex access projects; hospitals, health care buildings, multi-use developments, aged care facilities, public transport buildings, educational facilities, office, retail, hotels, sports precincts, aquatic and recreational facilities.

Alison was Western Australia’s first Changing Place Assessor and is proud to have been involved in the accreditation of many Changing Place projects throughout regional and metro areas in WA from Perth through to Port Hedland.


  • ACAA Accredited Member No. 417
  • Dip. Access Consulting (Bridging)
  • Cert IV Access Consulting
  • Changing Places Assessor CP004
  • Accredited SDA Assessor SDA000048
  • Livable Housing Assessor. Registration No. 20051
  • Introduction to Universal Design, Centre for Universal Design, Australia
  • Manual Handling & Hoist Training, Rocky Bay Western Australia
  • Disability & A Good Life, Thinking through Disability, UNSW, Sydney
  • Understanding the NCC Disability Access Provisions, ABCB
  • Member, Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies & Environments (GAATES)
  • Member, People with Disability (PwD)


Our Blogs

Accessibility of Public Transport in Action: Passenger Ferries

  • February 14, 2022
  • Bruce Bromley

For public transport operators, accessibility and ease of use are essential to design considerations across...

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Why Your Preschool or Childcare Centre needs AccessLatch

  • October 4, 2021
  • Bruce Bromley

If you’re a parent of young children in a kinder, preschool or childcare centre or visit a maternal child health centre (MCHC), you’ll...

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New Designers Responsibilities – Performance Solutions

  • July 26, 2021
  • Bruce Bromley

Please Note: This requirement is an Australian Building Codes Board directive and does not just apply to access. All performance solutions including...

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