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Our access consultants are some of the most respected in the industry. Every month we cover a different topic related to accessibility, Universal Design or one of our many projects.

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Australia’s Preeminent Accessibility Consulting Provider MGAC Joins Jensen Hughes

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2021
Jun 18 2021

Imperfections and interpretations

Access consultants primarily use two legal documents to assess whether or not a building or space complies with the requirements for people with a disability: the NCC (or Building Code of Australia) and the Australian Standard AS1428 suite of documents.

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Jun 03 2021

Designing housing with seniors and people with a disability in mind

At MGAC, we believe that all older people and those living with a disability should have access to well-designed and accessible housing. With this in mind, we are always mindful to guide our clients to work within the requirements laid out in the State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) Seniors Living.

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May 12 2021

Destination unknown: control systems for vertical transport

MGAC Access Consultant Sam Dikstein takes a closer look at the history and benefits of destination control, and how it can be further improved for the modern era using the tenets of universal design.

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Apr 20 2021

Understanding construction tolerances and design features throughout a project

Foreseeing every potential construction or design issue throughout a project’s life cycle can be challenging. If unexpected issues do arise, they can have an adverse impact on the delivery of a project.

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Mar 25 2021

To Touch Or Not To Touch

Touchless technology can be defined as any device that can be used or operated without being physically touched. Now more than ever, this technology is in high demand. Many workplaces are looking for innovative solutions to make communal spaces safer, and ideally, more resistant to outbreaks. 

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Mar 17 2021

Trains, paths and accessibility

Transport is an essential part of modern-day society. It delivers millions of people to work, music or sporting events, places of worship and the city centre. Good public transport enables all of us to access places and opportunities beyond the realms of our day-to-day – and to return home safely.

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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