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Impacts of new and emerging Assistive Technologies for ageing and disabled housing

We are seeking to understand the implications of new and emerging Assistive Technologies (AT) for older people and those living with a disability.

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New HMinfo Publication: Bidet douche seats, flexible hoses and bidets

The purpose of this factsheet is to inform consumers about the function of bidet douche seats, flexible hoses and bidets and about the hazards associated to non-compliant installations of these fittings in their bathrooms.

Information for consumers about bidet douche seats, flexible hoses and bidets

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NCC 2019 will be adopted by all States and Territories from today!

Today, 1 May 2019, is the adoption date for the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) by all States and Territories. The adoption date signifies that, from today, NCC 2019 is given legal effect by relevant legislation in each State and Territory.

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Invitation to participate in research project - Washbasins in Public Accessible Bathrooms

Researchers at UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) and GWA Caroma are seeking volunteer research participants to learn about the space requirements of public accessible washbasins for wheelchair users

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Evidence Based Practice Review: Designing home environments for people who experience problems with cognition and who display aggressive or self- injurious behaviour.

People who experience problems with cognition have many adverse behavioural symptoms. This Review discusses nine guidelines that assist in the design of optimum home environments. 

Research publication on the home environments of people who experience problems with cognition

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Consumers with disability - knowing your rights

When you pay for a product or service yourself, as an NDIS participant, or through your state or territory's disability support system - you have consumer rights. These resources from Australia's consumer protection agencies are designed to help you understand and use your rights.

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