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Alison Shiels

Accredited Disability Access Consultant – Team Leader
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.

Affiliations/Qualifications:

  • Dip. Access Consulting (Bridging)
  • Cert IV Access Consulting
  • Changing Places Assessor CP004
  • 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

Accessible Adult Change Facilities Vs Changing Places BCA 2019

  • February 22, 2019
  • Alison Shiels

Accessible Adult Change Facilities are a new addition to the 2019 NCC BCA, Volume One which will be adopted by S...

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What is an Accessible Adult Change Facility? BCA 2019

  • February 15, 2019
  • Bruce Bromley

A major inclusion into the ‘Building Code of Australia’ is the provision of Accessible Adult Change...

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Stair Nosing Compliance, to Sue or not to Sue

  • December 27, 2018
  • Bruce Bromley

There is nothing like the threat from a disgruntled stair nosing supplier to sue me if I do not retract...

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