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Tanisha Cowell

Disability Access Consultant
Association of Consultants in Access Australia Inc. (ACAA) MN#527

Tanisha Cowell Disability Access ConsultantTanisha has 5 years of direct experience working with individuals with a disability, and more recent indirect experience working in disability access.

Her knowledge of the intertwined influence of the person, their environment and the activities conducted therein through occupational therapy theory and principles, allows for an in-depth understanding of the importance of businesses to provide accessible built environments and adhere to their obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act.

Affiliations/Qualifications

  • Certificate III Health Services Assistance
  • Endorsed Changing Places assessor
  • Registered LHA Design Guideline Assessor Number 20127
  • Bachelor Occupational Therapy (Honours)
  • Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)
  • AHPRA Registration No: OCC0002093504
  • Member of Centre for Universal Design Australia
  • Member of Women in Design and Construction

Our Blogs

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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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 required...

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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 access can leave practitioners open to potential claims under the DDA. Th...

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