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

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

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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Consumers with disability - knowing your rights

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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Accessible Housing Options Paper Consultation Report now available

Accessible Housing Options Paper Consultation Report now available

The feedback from the Accessible Housing Options Paper has been summarised into a Consultation Report for public review.

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New HMinfo Publication - Evidence Based Practice Review: Lighting your Way into Home Modifications, 2nd ed.

New HMinfo Publication - Evidence Based Practice Review: Lighting your Way into Home Modifications, 2nd ed.

This new HMinfo publication aims to identify the characteristics of the lighting systems that would enable independent and safe mobility of older people and people with vision impairments in residential hallways.

This new HMinfo publication aims to identify the characteristics of the lighting systems that would enable independent and safe mobility of older people and people with vision impairments in residential hallways.

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