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Building Classifications – Housing for People with Disabilities

Posted on October 26, 2021

What is the correct building classification? Claire Oliver recently presented to a group of community housing provider CEOs on the topic of Building Classifications for housing for People with Disabilities. Architecture & Access have been involved with SDA (Specialist Disability

Wheeled Mobility Equipment Users, Use and Circulation Spaces

Posted on October 6, 2021

Ever wondered about the differences between types of wheeled mobility devices? Manual Wheelchairs Used by people who can push their own wheelchair or are attendant propelled May be a person’s primary means of mobility or may be used part time/on

Claire Oliver is joining the Architecture & Access Leadership Team

Posted on August 12, 2021

A leader in her field, a leader for the Architecture & Project Management Team Claire Oliver will be joining the Leadership Team at Architecture & Access. Claire has been with Architecture & Access for over 7 years, and during this

Meet the Queensland Architecture & Access Team

Posted on July 26, 2021

Celebrating 10 years, providing Access Consulting in Queensland In 2012, Architecture & Access started its growth nationally and established its first ‘out of Victoria’ office in Brisbane, Queensland, with Patricia Flores as Queensland State Manager. As we are heading towards

3 Architecture & Access employees ‘walking the talk’

Posted on July 26, 2021

Shout out to Sarah, Nicla and Daniel Architecture & Access employees have always been a generous group, and this kindness continues in 2021. In May three of our employees have donated their time and effort to raise funds for three

Kevin Heinze Grow is making sure everyone has access to its toilet facilities

Posted on July 26, 2021

Accessible adult change facilities… A recent amendment to the National Construction Code requires certain new projects to include Accessible adult change facilities, which are modelled along the lines of the Changing Places initiative that extends the concept of accessible toilet

EACH Social Housing and Specialist Disability Accommodation – Ferntree Gully and Cranbourne

Posted on July 26, 2021

Housing is not only a basic human right but an essential factor in economic and social wellbeing EACH was established 47 years ago on the principal that all people are entitled to good health regardless of socio-economic factors. EACH engaged

Nunawading Community Hub

Posted on July 26, 2021

Bringing together community groups and individuals, encouraging a sense of belonging. The Nunawading Community Hub, located on the former Nunawading Primary School site in Springvale Road, is an impressive new building where people of all ages and backgrounds can come

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Moomba and The Playground Activation

Posted on July 26, 2021

Moomba 2021 was affectionately known as the ‘Whiplash Event’ – it was on, it was off, and then it was on again! The traditional parade and water-skiing competition were axed, and the two carnival grounds became one single, fenced, COVID-safe

Accessible Public Transport

Posted on July 26, 2021

Reform of the Disability Standards – Consultation Regulation Impact Statement The Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (the ‘Transport Standards’), made under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA), seeks to remove discrimination for people with disability in relation to