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Summary Bulletin: Legalities of the Australian Standards and Alternative Access Solutions to Ramping

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Authors Oram, L.
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Audience Consumers, Government/NGOs/Peaks, Industry, Librarians/Researchers/Students
ISBN 1 86487 837 1

This bulletin tackles the issues around adhering to the Australian Standards when designing for private homes. It refers to the research behind the standards and legal implications, and provides examples of alternative access solutions to ramping. Case studies, a checklist for therapists and useful contacts are also given.

Publication History

1st edition Legalities of the Australian Standards and alternative access solutions to ramping by Lara Oram, May 2006. Reprinted July 2014.


Table of Contents

  • Background
  • Implications for clients
  • Legal Implications
  • Responsibility of Home Modification Services & Therapists
  • Alternative Access solutions to Ramps
  • Landfill and Landscape
  • Bridging
  • Residential Lifts
  • Case Studies
    • Case 1
    • Case 2
  • Checklist for therapists
    • Helpful contacts
  • Bibliography

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