Understanding Access and Universal Design in Parks and Outdoor Spaces - 1 day

This one day course provides participants with an understanding of the wide range of universal access requirements related to Parks and Outdoor Spaces, that must be considered in planning, design, development, maintenance and upgrade of these spaces and facilities. The course includes:

An overview of universal access and design principles

An overview of relevant legislation, Australian Standards and relevant guidelines

An overview of universal access issues – What’s and Why’s

Practical perspectives relating to universal access barriers and solutions

Universal Access Guidelines for Parks and Outdoor Spaces

Utilising a variety of learning techniques, the course focuses on the wide range of challenges that are experienced by people with various access issues in utilising Parks and Outdoor Spaces. This includes mobility, vision, hearing, intellectual and cognitive issues. In addition the challenges faced by all users of parks and outdoor spaces are discussed and solutions identified.


The course also provides a practical framework for understanding relevant legislative requirements including the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010 and the Australian Standards for Access and Mobility, as well as ‘best practice’ universal access guidelines.


The course identifies the key universal access elements to consider in Parks and Outdoor Spaces with an emphasis on universal access solutions. All of the important universal access considerations relating to these key elements are explored.

Event Details

Event Date 24-06-2021 10:00 am
Event End Date 24-06-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 02-03-2021 4:00 pm
Registration closes 23-06-2021
Individual Price $715.00
Number Hours 6 hours

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