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NCC 2019 Disability Access Updates

BCA 2019 Amendments relating to Access for People with Disability

  • April 30, 2019
  • Alison Shiels

The new BCA 2019, Volume One to be adopted on 1st May includes various amendments which are conside...

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Lift added to building

Court rules that owners corps must not discriminate

  • July 14, 2018
  • Bruce Bromley

The recent Supreme Court of Victoria ruling makes clear that Victorian owners corporations are requi...

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Expert Judgement in Access could leave you open to a lawsuit

Expert Judgement in Access could leave you open to a lawsuit

  • May 14, 2018
  • Bruce Bromley

The use of ‘Expert Judgement’ when assessing a Performance Solution in regard to disability acce...

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Victorian Building Regulations Access Updates

Disability Access and the New Building Regulations 2018 (Vic Only).

  • May 14, 2018
  • Bruce Bromley

Under the new Victorian Building Regulations introduced June 2, 2018, Regulation 38 states: “Build...

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Specialist Disability Accommodation

SDA Specialist Disability Accommodation Under The NDIS

  • February 5, 2017
  • Tanisha Cowell

Equal Access disbaility access consultants undertake specialised SDA Specialist Disability Accommoda...

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Ambulant-Toilet

Why Can’t I Have A Unisex Ambulant Toilet?

  • February 1, 2017
  • Tanisha Cowell

A unisex toilet is a public toilet designed to be suitable for use by both males and females, and is...

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How much space does a wheelchair need for a 90° turn?

  • August 7, 2015
  • Bruce Bromley

One of our staff members came up with a simple method to confirm whether a 90° turn complies with t...

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Passenger Lifts with 90 Degree Turns

  • May 30, 2015
  • Bruce Bromley

Passenger Lift Options There are a number of different lift solutions on the market that can meet th...

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Disability Action Plans are good for business

  • July 2, 2012
  • Bruce Bromley

Disability Action Plans are a good tool for organisations to demonstrate how they will reduce the ri...

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Access thru Pool Fences at community facilities.

  • July 27, 2011
  • Bruce Bromley

I see it time and time again where Pool Fences are provided at Child Care Centres, MCHC Centres, Nei...

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