The Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 commenced on May 1, 2011 and made significant changes to the accessibility requirements in new and upgraded buildings.

There is now a limited time remaining to provide comments as part of a regulatory review process. The Disability (Access to Premises-Buildings) Standards 2010 (otherwise known as the ‘Premises Standards’ or the ‘Access Code’) are Commonwealth legislation and reside under the powers conferred by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992. The objectives of…