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About Us

About Morris Goding Access Consulting

Morris Goding Access Consulting (MGAC) is an unrivalled team of accessibility consultants and Universal Design experts. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Wollongong, our work has been instrumental in delivering projects and designs throughout Australia and around the world. We work with you to find pragmatic solutions that benefit the building, project and your community.

Every MGAC consultant is focused on delivering exceptional design outcomes and advice across every stage of your building project. Our passion for and in-depth knowledge of Universal Design means we’re the go-to accessibility experts for leaders throughout the building industry.

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How we’re different

Our thorough knowledge and understanding of the Building Codes, Australian Standards and Disability Discrimination Act Premises Standards allows MGAC to implement functional, cost-effective design solutions in collaboration with our architecture and design partners for the benefit of all end users.

Our consultants approach each job with fresh eyes and clear minds – we always focus our efforts on the task in front of us.

 


We’re industry leaders

The MGAC team has delivered high-profile projects throughout Australia and around the world. With over 20 years experience and history working on notable and iconic buildings, know what it takes to manage the complexities that come with major projects.

• Every Morris Goding consultant has the qualifications, skills and expertise to service any accessibility and design inclusion need in the market

• Our business leaders are involved at every stage of each project

• Two members of MGAC sit on the ACAA committee of management, as well as the Australia Standards committee


We’re outcome and client-focused

We’re always looking to add more value to all our projects. Our consultants focus on delivering the best possible results for all our clients – we work with you to find the right solution to your accessibility challenge.

• We peer review, audit, and certify provisions in creating accessible and flexible spaces, applying a high degree of functional and technical compliance (including Access to Premises Standards, AS1428 series, and the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)

• Our work helps to generate synergies with other design disciplines, such as the Building Code of Australia (BCA), Safety by Design, and Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD)


We’re connected to community 

We’re passionate about working directly with differently-abled communities. We promote inclusion wherever and whenever possible. We go above and beyond to ensure our performance solutions justifications are user, functionality and safety design specific. 

• We are actively engaged with the disability community, whether that be through user consultation or our philanthropic sponsorships

• We are focused on understanding the needs and outcomes required by people with lived experience

• Founding Director Nick Morris uses his lived experience to mentor and guide MGAC staff in the functional and personal requirements of disability and accessibility communities 

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We’re advocates for positive change 

We know our industry is constantly changing. We advocate for accessibility that goes above and beyond industry standards. 

• We regularly deliver informative or keynote presentations to industry professionals or council personnel on Universal Design, accessibility and disability awareness

• We advocate federal, state and local law and policy makers for accessibility and inclusion that goes above industry standards

• Our team of consultants are proud advocates for equality of access and inclusion 

 

Our team

We create seamless accessibility and Universal Design for everyone.

Nick Morris O.A.M. – Director 

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.

David Goding – Director 

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.

Sydney

Anthony Leuzzi

Associate Director

John Ward

Senior Access Consultant

Jeremy Tagle

Senior Access Consultant

Lee-May Whong

Senior Access Consultant

Peter Bedford

Senior Access Consultant

Edward Daniel

Access Consultant

Jhoana Colorado

Access Consultant

Andrew Shomar

Access Consultant

Uri Levy

Access Consultant

Magdalena Gucwa

Office Manager

Sydney
Melbourne

Sandra Pendavingh

Business Manager/Business Development

Tania Buttigieg

Accounts & Administration

Colin Earle

Senior Access Consultant

Melbourne
Wollongong

John Moulang

Associate

Wollongong
Brisbane

Belinda Cameron

Access Consultant

Garry Leis

Senior Access Consultant

Brisbane
Perth

Richard Scott

Access Consultant

Perth

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Are you interested in joining the MGAC team?

If you’re an access consultant who is passionate about helping improve accessibility outcomes for the disability community, we want to hear from you.

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Testimonials

Hear what our clients love about us.

Group GSA have worked with Morris Goding across a range of building types. We have always found them to be easy to work with and professional in their approach. They are
proactive in finding pragmatic solutions that benefit the project and the building’s users.

Mark Thebridge

Principal, Group GSA Architects

I have worked with David Goding at MGAC on many prestigious projects over many years and have always found that their advice has been unfailing. I would certainly recommend MGAC for future works.

Andrew Quade

AMP

MGAC provided a high degree of competence across Project Star, which included many classes of building. The MGAC team is very professional and focused on achieving the best outcome for all.

Tino Ucchino

Brookfield Multiplex
Contact us

Have a
Question?

Have a project or design that needs an expert accessibility consultant? The team at MGAC are ready to hear from you.

Our skilled consultants are specialists in the application of DDA, UD, Accessibility, and Human Movement related to Australian Standards, NCC and Safety in Design.

Fill out the contact form and one of our access consultants will be in contact within 48 hours. Alternatively, you can contact one of our offices directly.

Please complete the email form and we will come back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively you can contact us directly using the contact details on the right

Our Offices

Sydney
Studio 6, Level 1
56 Bowman Street
Pyrmont NSW, 2009
(02) 9692 9322
Melbourne
Unit 304, 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
0407 246 115