Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards
The Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department serves the people of Australia by providing essential expert support to the Government in the maintenance and improvement of Australia’s system of law and justice and its national security and emergency management systems.
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
The Australian Human Rights Commission is the new name of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. The Commission was established in 1986 by an act of the federal Parliament. We are an independent statutory organisation and report to the federal Parliament through the Attorney-General.
Australian Building Code Board
The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is a joint initiative of all levels of government in Australia and includes representatives from the building industry. The Board was established under an Inter-government Agreement signed by the Australian, State and Territory governments in March 1994 and reaffirmed in April 2006.
The Disability Information and Resource Centre
DIRC provides a professional and friendly information and referral service to the people of South Australia. We aim to generate an atmosphere that is welcoming and empowering.
Australian Federation of Disability Organisations
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has been established as the primary national voice to Government that fully represents the interests of all people with disability across Australia.
The recent Supreme Court of Victoria ruling makes clear that Victorian owners corporations are required...read more
The use of ‘Expert Judgement’ when assessing a Performance Solution in regard to disability access can leave practitioners open to potential claims under the DDA. Th...read more
Under the new Victorian Building Regulations introduced June 2, 2018, Regulation 38 states: “Building s...read more