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Access on the agenda: no longer an afterthought

Creating Accessible Communities.

Author: Hastings, E.
Type: Conference Paper
Year: 1996


This paper explores the concept of "accessible communities" from the perspective of a person with a disability. It explores the legal and policy environment for addressing accesibility in the Australian context and steps being taken at the Commonwealth Government level and includes an outline of the relevant Federal, state and territory laws.

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Publish Dates: 12 November 1996
Publish Location: Fremantle, WA
Accession Number: 14.11.02
Keywords: Australia, mobility, legislation compliance, policy compliance
Reads: 262