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Swimming Pool Accessibility

In the last 12 months, we have worked on many public and privately operated swimming pools throughout Victoria, NSW and Queensland. There is a recurring theme – the type and design of the amenities and the types of pool entrance accessibility. The amenities are relatively easy, with the following Changing places facility Unisex accessible (a…

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The Risers & Falls of Richard Scott

Accessibility for a majority of developers is still a new concept to grasp.  It’s an ongoing, evolving, more accepting, and more sort after practice.  However, it’s not good enough to know the DDA standards word for word, we need to understand why those dimensions are “that height” or “this width”.  One of the more frequent…

Time to change? Proposal for new requirements for ‘Changing Places’ bathrooms

Changing Places bathrooms Changing Places bathrooms are bathrooms that are designed to cater for users with profound disabilities. Having this type of bathroom in major public places would be of benefit not just to the individual, but also to their families and associates. Such places could be places that everyone else would take for granted:…