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Celebrating decades of Service to the Access Community

Two careers, committed to removing barriers to participation and preventing disability discrimination This month Architecture & Access has celebrated the significant contribution made by Chris Porter (20 years of service) and Andrew Sanderson (25 years of service) to our organisation

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Welcome Stephanie and Louise to the Architecture & Access Team

It’s busy times at A&A with two new people joining our team in Access Consulting and Architecture and Home Modification Stephanie Loria joins the team at Architecture & Access as an Access Consultant. As part of the Access Consulting team

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Access and Public Transport

Architecture & Access delivers on Sydney Light rail accessibility

The expectation of the level of accessibility an organisation provides, whether physical access, customer service, or access to information, has escalated from the most basic of elements, such as provision of an accessible toilet, to a belief that full inclusion

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Access for all @ String Bean Alley Container Hub

Welcoming and easily negotiated environment for all people. Melbourne’s iconic Queen Victoria Market has received a boost for both merchants and visitors with this recent addition The String Bean Alley Container Hub, at Melbourne‚Äôs iconic Queen Victoria Market, has received

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Changing Places at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Changing Places facilities provide more than standard accessible toilets, but an extra level of accessibility to meet the needs of people with a disability and their assistants. The Changing Places concept originated in the UK in 2006, in response to

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NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation Design Standard officially launched

The Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, released the much-anticipated Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Design Standard on Monday 28 October. ‘Specialist Disability Accommodation is a life-changing support that gives participants greater independence and control and we have heard loud and

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Queensland Public Transport System – Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, Brisbane City Council Metro Project and Translink Smart Ticketing Project

These three projects will provide a much-needed change to meet the growing needs of the Brisbane population The South East Queensland population is growing and with this requires better public transport infrastructure systems and facilities for all users, local and

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You’re in Safe Hands – Welcome Linus Tong

Linus Tong has joined Architecture & Access to head up Safety in Design Linus has 10 years’ experience working in the fields of water treatment, chemical risk management and OHS consulting. He has worked in-house and in consulting roles for

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What is an Access Audit?

Ensuring that buildings and facilities are accessible is a continual process. It begins with an audit of existing conditions. Throughout Australia every year, organisations, both public and private, engage in upgrading their service offering. Much focus is placed on customer

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U City – Featured Project, Adelaide

Architecture & Access are proud to have been involved in the Uniting Communities development known as U City. Opening its doors this month in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, this $100million, 20 storey development provides a community within one

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