Disability standards (access to buildings, premises)

Disability standards (access to buildings, premises)
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New buildings or those undergoing renovations must ensure fair access for those with disabilities. Disability (Access To Buildings, Premises) Standards canterbury bankstown Section 23 of the Disability Discrimination Act makes it unlawful to discriminate on the grounds of disability in providing access to or use of premises that the public can enter or use.  
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​​​​"Section 23 of the Disability Discrimination Act makes it unlawful to discriminate on the grounds of disability in providing access to or use of premises that the public can enter or use.  Building access issues also arise under other DDA provisions including in relation to employment, access to services, and accommodation. The Australian Human Rights Commission has made issues about access to premises one of its major disability rights projects."
Ex​cerpt: http://www.hreoc.gov.au/disability_rights/buildings/access_to_premises.html

What does this mean?

As of May 2011, new buildings or new parts of existing buildings that are being renovated will be subject to the Premises Standards which ensure fair access considerations for those with disabilities.

More information​

Further information on the development of the Premises Standards and the standards themselves can be found on the Attorney-General's Departm​ent website.