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Accessibility becomes the new standard

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From September 2022, new homes in Australia will include accessible design features, after a meeting on 30 April saw building ministers decide to include minimum accessibility standards in the National Construction Code (NCC). After years of advocacy from seniors, people with disabilities, and advocacy groups, this is a landmark decision that will improve housing accessibility in Australia for decades to come. 

To read the full article, please visit the Australia Pro Bono website.



Source:
Di Winkler, 2021, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au)

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