Access Insight - September 2017
Institute of Access Training Australia announces company name change and launches new website
Press Release: Melbourne, Victoria – August 2017
Access Institute is excited to announce the launch of its new company name and website. Institute of Access Training Australia (IATA) has been providing access and Universal Design advice and training to the built environment for more than 20 years.
Access Insight - July 2017
The Whole Journey - A guide for thinking beyond compliance to create accessible public transport
The consultation draft of the Whole Journey Guide: A Guide for thinking beyond compliance to create accessible public transport journeys… (the Guide) submissions closed on 31 May 2017.
The United Kingdom Construction Industry Council (CIC) on 10 March officially launched their ‘Essential Principles Guide’ for Built Environment Professionals on creating an accessible and inclusive.
Delivery of outcomes under the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 to build inclusive and accessible communities
On 29 November 2016, the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report:
Review of the Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 (Premises Standards)
Following the Australian Government released on the Review of the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010 (Premises Standards) Report and its Response to the Report on 3 March 2017, ACAA will be preparing a submission to lobby for the inclusion of Access Consultants in the process.
Universal Design Conference presentations
The universal design 2016 Conference report and some of the presentations are now available on this website link…
Practice Accreditation Test
Associate members planning to upgrade are invited to undertake a sample online Practice Accreditation Test
These questions are not included in the Accreditation Test but are similar in scope and layout to those in the test. The aim of this sample test is to provide ACAA Associate members, who are eligible to undertake the Accreditation Test,an opportunity for to prepare for the test.
Accessible tourist destinations in Peru
The following brief report on the accessibility of the main tourist destinations in Peru is based on our recent travels.
ACAA would like to congratulate Michael Small on being awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study overseas.
What an Access Consultant can do for you
This article is to assist facility owners, managers and/or operators, who are seeking to engage a consultant to prepare a report on accessibility for a particular premises, in appreciating the range in depths of analysis possible.