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Better Physical Access

Author: Australia Office of Disability,
Type: Edited Book
Year: 2008


This booklet is a guide for assisting in the management of the physical environment for people with disabilities. This guide includes information on: the Australian Building Codes Board, Standards Australia and the role of the access standards, non-discriminatory access, an accessibility checklist , Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and contact details of relevant organisations. There are many parts of the built environment that can pose a hazard to people with disabilities. Improving access for them also improves access for the rest of the community.

Further Details

Pages: 13 p.
Publish Location: Canberra
Publisher: Dept. of Family, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Accession Number: July, 2010
Research Notes: Main Library
Keywords: Australiapolicy compliancemobilitydesignregulation compliance
Reads: 313