Disability Access Consultants


Creative Solutions to Increase Access

About Us

ASN are Disability Access Consultants that hold the status of an Accredited Member of the ACAA (Association of Consultants in Access Australia). We provide all aspects of DDA advice and building compliance for disability access provisions.

Our Mission Statement:

ASN is an industry leader in providing advice and consultation services relating to Disability Access and Inclusion. Our Disability Access Consultants are experienced and qualified to provide accurate and up-to-date advice and recommendations to meet the requirements of the National Construction Code (NCC) and the referenced Australian Standards – Namely the AS1428 suite to ensure accessible opportunities exist for people with disability.

ASN was founded in July of 2004 by Dale Sheppard (Quick Bio Here). ASN is a flexible company that works collaboratively with organisations, Federal, State and Local Governments, Business owners and operators and many more clients. At ASN we are committed to providing accurate advice and creative solutions to increase the opportunities for people with disability.

We welcome the opportunity to connect and please feel free to contact us. In the meantime please browse through some of our organisational documents by clicking on the below images to view our Company Brochure, OH&S & QMS overview.

Our Services:

Our core focus is Disability Access Audits

  • Desktop Access Audits
  • Onsite Access Audits
The below are also forms of desktop and onsite disability access auditing.

Qualified & Accredited

ACAA Accredited

Certification, Accreditation & Memberships

  • Accredited Access Consultant MN175 – Association of Consultants in Access Australia
  • Registered Member of Australian Institute of Training & Development (AITD) – MN54099
  • Registered Member of Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) – MN4433
  • Occupational Health & Safety Certification
  • Assessment & Workplace Training Certification
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance $10M
  • Public & Product Liability Insurance $20M
  • WorkCover Insurance

All Disability Access Consultants should have, as a minimum the above coverages. In addition to the insurances, ASN Disability Access Consultants have implemented both a quality management system and an Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) policy which all of our projects must adhere to. Copies of these are downloadable by clicking on the images below.

Company Documents (Downloads)

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Key Services

We provide both onsite & desktop disability access audits. Access audits provide a comprehensive report and we work along side governments, design teams, owners, companies etc.

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A performance solution report is where a deemed to satisfy provision is not met and an alternative building solution is proposed. The performance solution report is to articulate how the building solution is equal to or greater than that of the minimum requirement.

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More and more requests are being made of product suppliers to provide a disability access compliance certification. ASN specialises in these certifications for suitability and usability of mainstream products for people with disability.

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A luminance contrast test is a calculation between two (2) surfaces Light Reflectance Values (LRV’s). This determines the percentage of difference and is used to confirm compliance or deem not compliant.

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When is it best to engage ASN? As early as is possible. This is usually at the design phase of a project. ASN can assist by providing advice direction so that in the future stages there has already been a number of common mistakes avoided.

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