The calendar years of 2010 and 2011 saw significant legislative changes in relation to access to people with a disability.

In 2010, the much anticipated Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010 commenced. In an attempt to harmonise this standard with the relevant building legislation, in 2011 the Building Code of Australia (BCA) was also amended to incorporate significant changes to the accessibility requirements for buildings. Almost four years…