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About Us

Nick Morris O.A.M

As one of the two founding directors of MGAC, Nick Morris holds a degree in Human Movement, is an accredited accessibility consultant with the Association of Access Consultants of Australia and has degree qualifications for both the secondary and vocational educational sectors.

In 1996 as part of the Aussie Rollers, he won a Paralympic Gold medal in Atlanta in wheelchair basketball. In 1997 Nick was awarded an Order of Australia medal for his services to sport and then went on to compete at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics finishing 5th.

After being the primary consultant on the 2000 Sydney Olympics and Paralympics, Nick was invited to become the inaugural expert accessibility advisor for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) which he did from 2004 – 2012. As the IPC advisor, Nick mentored and guided organisers from the Commonwealth, Asian, Para Pan American, Olympic and Paralympic Games on how to create accessibility within their cities either in the bid phase or during the event implementation.

In 2009, Nick was also awarded a silver Medal at the Rushman Event Awards for his services and impact on the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games, in particular creating accessibility to the Great Wall of China and Forbidden City.

More recently Nick assisted on the Masterplan for the Melbourne Park Tennis Centre, Arts Centre Redevelopment and the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

David Goding

David Goding is founder and director of Morris Goding Access Consulting. David is an expert in universal accessibility of the built environment and is regarded as one of the pre-eminent access consultants in Australia.

David has provided specialist service to clients throughout Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Countries, Dubai and China. He is a qualified Civil Engineer with over 20 years experience in the building industry and a full member of the ACAA.

David has vast experience in the delivery of major iconic projects. His skill and expertise in complex projects has been integral part in thousands of successful developments such as commercial, residential, retirement villages, sports stadiums, hospitals, industrial, airports, educational, heritage, hotels, cultural facilities, transport and shopping centres.

The core of David’s philosophy rests with logical, practical solutions to progress projects in the most effective way whilst maintaining the seamless integration of access and the demystification of disability.

Our Advantage

MGAC have a significant advantage over our competitors due to the breadth of experience and resources of our team.

MGAC has sufficient resources to be able to provide excellent service for any project. We provide quick service for rapid turnaround of queries, requests and reporting to ensure the project is not held up waiting on critical information.

MGAC will work closely with the architects and project managers to identify issues and opportunities during early design stages to ensure they do not become major construction issues later in the project and to maximise potential opportunities.

 

Diverse Team and Experience

Coming from a range of design and building backgrounds, MGAC staff will provide cost effective solutions that are practical, functional and reasonable.

MGAC has a rich diverse range of major project experience that holds us in good stead to understand the needs of the client and work together with the team to create accessible and inclusive environments with a focus on achievable outcomes.

Major Project Experience

MGAC understands the high profile and complex nature of Iconic Buildings. We have enormous experience in the delivery of high profile projects in Melbourne, Sydney and Australia wide.

We can draw upon our experience with major projects to bring about innovative solutions for accessibility, and we can identify performance solutions by using our large knowledge base, connections with major disability organisations and utilising international codes for supporting arguments.

We value add to all projects by ensuring that our service delivery considers; universal design principles to promote inclusion and liveable communities, creating synergies with other design disciplines such as BCA, Safety by Design and ESD.

Commitment & Efficiency

We strive to assist the creation of accessible and flexible facilities, which ensure the seamless movement of people throughout the Built Environment. It is through our understanding and application of the principles of ‘universal design’ that barrier free environments are advanced.

We are structured for rapid turnaround of reporting and provision of advice across all our jobs.

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Our Offices

Sydney
Studio 6, Level 1
56 Bowman Street
Pyrmont NSW, 2009
(02) 9692 9322
Melbourne
Unit 308, 87 Gladstone St
South Melbourne, VIC 3205
(03) 9690 0102
Brisbane
99 Kingfisher Road
Victoria Point
Brisbane QLD, 4165
0476 299 321
Perth
24 Mumford Place
Balcatta, Perth, WA, 6021
0414 576 891
Wollongong
Unit 1, 27 Atchison Street
Wollongong, NSW, 2500
(02) 4226 2071