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26Jun 2019
Submitted by on June 26, 2019

Ambulant Not Ambient Toilets The following advice is in regard to understanding the requirements for the provision of ambulant sanitary facilities within proposed building works and existing buildings. This commentary is based on the requirements from the National Construction Code (NCC) formerly the Building Codes of Australia (BCA). In order to provide clarification on the Read More

07Oct 2016
Submitted by on October 7, 2016

AS1428.1 – 2009 requires turning circulation spaces on continuous accessible paths of travel. For a 60 – 90 degree turn the required turning circulation space is 1500 x 1500mm. This can create difficult situations, especially within buildings, such as within corridors, and chew up a significant amount of floor space. The AS1428.1 – 2009 committee Read More

22Aug 2016
DDA BUSES TRAINS TAXIS
Submitted by on August 22, 2016

It only seems like yesterday that the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport – DSAPT was introduced. We are now just around the corner from the next set of review milestones. By the end of December 2017 Public Transport providers and services will be required to have sixteen (16) out thirty one (31) key areas Read More

19Aug 2016
Disabled Toilets, DDA Sanitary
Submitted by on August 19, 2016

The following commentary is in regards to understanding the requirements for the provision of accessible unisex sanitary facilities within proposed building works and existing buildings. This commentary is based on the requirements from the National Construction Code (NCC) formerly the Building Codes of Australia (BCA). To answer this let’s first review the requirements for ‘New’ Read More

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