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A win of sorts for more accessible housing

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From next year, minimum accessibility standards to Silver level will be regulated across all new housing builds under the National Construction Code. Agreement was reached with support from housing ministers in Victoria, Queensland, the Northern Territory and the ACT.

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) will publish a voluntary Gold Standard for accessible housing, which states and territories can choose to apply across their own jurisdictions.

To read the full article, please visit the Freedom 2 Live website.



Source:
Kymberly Martin, 2021, Freedom 2 Live (https://www.freedom2live.com.au)

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