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The MGAC quarterly newsletter covers a range of topics including industry insider news, goings on at MGAC and updates about our latest projects.


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MGAC blog

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.

19 June 2023

State Environment Planning Policy (‘SEPP Seniors’) Updates

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Aug 08 2016

Sign Here: Using Accessible Identification Signage to Inform, Guide and Reassure

In a building or space, it can sometimes be difficult – especially on a first visit – to work out which facilities or features are available, and their locations. Few users of a space or building would have advance knowledge of what facilities have been provided.

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Mar 20 2016

Work Methodology

By now everyone is aware of the process and involvement that MGAC commits in the development application, design development stage of projects that comes through to our office.

When site inspection come around both in the preliminary and final stages, there is a general phobia/misconception that MGAC are “Black and White” and if something is wrong – it must be wrong and needs to be corrected under AS1428.1.

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Mar 20 2016

Change the changeable

It is true, most of us do not appreciate change. Whether change comes about spontaneously or predictably, the promptness in which we adapt and embrace the change at hand determines our success both in the long term and short term, in our private affairs and in our careers/businesses.

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Mar 20 2016

Need More Performance?

Performance (alternative) solution will be the official name from 1st May 2016. The performance solution report is an important part of a building design and construction. An appropriate performance solution is given the same weight as deemed to satisfy provisions of the BCA.

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Dec 07 2015

Time of Change – Recent SEPP 65 Amendments

After more than a decade, on 17 July 2015 the NSW Department of Planning and Environment issued amendments to the State Environmental Planning Policy No.65 – Design Quality of Residential Apartment Development (SEPP 65). 

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Nov 23 2015

Universal Design is for Everyone (not just people with a disability)

Universal Design is a philosophy that uses principle based thinking within the design and planning process. It is based on seven recognized principles that were developed in 1997 by a working group of architects, product designers, engineers and environmental design researchers, led by the Centre for Universal Design, North Carolina State University, USA.

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

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Our Offices

Studio 6, Level 1
56 Bowman Street
Pyrmont NSW, 2009
(02) 9692 9322
Unit 304, 87 Gladstone St
South Melbourne, VIC 3205
(03) 9690 0102
99 Kingfisher Road
Victoria Point
Brisbane QLD, 4165
0476 299 321
24 Mumford Place
Balcatta, Perth, WA, 6021
0414 576 891