PROJECT UPDATE - In 2017 - A multidisciplinary team at Deakin University gather stakeholder input to capture how Universal Design of the built environment is understood, applied and evaluated in Australia and around the world.

The ABCB has commenced a new project to examine whether a minimum accessibility standard for housing should be included in the NCC.

The recent Supreme Court of Victoria ruling makes clear that Victorian owners corporations are required to make reasonable adjustments for both tenants and visitors who have a disability.

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The next ACAA national conference will be held at Luna Park, Sydney from the 14th to the 16th of August, 2019. 

Mark the dates in your diary now so you can join ACAA on the beautiful foreshores of Sydney Harbour to catch up on all the latest news and information about accessibility in the built environment and network with your colleagues and friends.

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Access Insight - March 2018

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The first AGM of the Association of Consultants in Access Australia was held in Sydney on 10 November 2000. Minutes of the meeting show an attendance of 25 persons, with 21 apologies. Max Murray was elected President, and Terry Osborn, Secretary. Of those 46 names, 14 remain as members – some are no longer with us – and 7 are present at this Conference. We are a hardy, loyal, bunch.

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Press Release: Melbourne, Victoria – August 2017

Access Institute is excited to announce the launch of its new company name and website. Institute of Access Training Australia (IATA) has been providing access and Universal Design advice and training to the built environment for more than 20 years.