Australian Standards – AS1428 Suite

Overview

The following are the standards relate directly the accessibility of the built environment by people with a disability. Please note these are copyright and we can not issue copies of them.

This Standard specifies the design requirements for new building work, as required by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards (Premises Standards), to provide access for people with disabilities. Particular attention is given to –

  1. continuous accessible paths of travel and circulation spaces for people who use wheelchairs;
  2. access and facilities for people with ambulatory disabilities; and
  3. access for people with sensory disabilities.

 

Copyright

Please note, these standards are copyright so it is unlawful for us to provide copies for free to download.

AS 1428.1-2009
Design for access and mobility – General requirements for access – New building work
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AS 1428.1-2009 Amendment 1 – 2010
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AS 1428.2-1992
Design for access and mobility – Enhanced and additional requirements – Buildings and facilities
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AS 1428.3-1992
Design for access and mobility – Requirements for children and adolescents with physical disabilities
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AS/NZS 1428.4.1:2009
Design for access and mobility – Part 4.1: Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment: Tactile ground surface indicators
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AS 1428.5:2010
Communication for people who are deaf or hearing impaired
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FULL SET OF AS1428,
PARTS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
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