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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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Feb 22 2015

Sydney Observatory’s New East Dome Makes the Stars Accessible to Everyone

A momentous event for accessibility took place recently and despite the significance of this event, it was very hardly picked up in the media. Hopefully this helps draw more attention to the fact that Sydney Observatory has made accessibility integral to its new East Dome, hence maximising the opportunity for people with a disability to enjoy, learn and expland on their understanding of astrology and the universe.

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Doors and Dunnies

We work a lot with architects to get doorways circulation areas, clear widths and latch side clearances correct under AS1428.1.  We also do a lot of work making sure accessible toilets are appropriate with circulation areas of pan, basin and shower, as well as fixtures and fittings in accordance with AS1428.1.

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The Need for Changing Places Toilets

Thanks to the provision of public toilet facilities, most people can leave their house, visit a shopping centre, attend a concert from their favourite artist, watch a cricket match live and enjoy the outdoors in a public park knowing there will be toilet facilities nearby.

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Dec 01 2014

On Trial: Accessible Design at Courthouses

It is not inconceivable for participants in the judicial system to have a disability.  The design of courthouses and courtrooms, however, should not be such that it constitutes a barrier for a person that happens to have a disability when attending court, whether in the capacity of supporting their friend or loved one in court, or facing a charge, or pursuing legal redress, or acting as an advocate, or serving as a witness, a juror, or a judge.

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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