In 2010, the Disability (Access to Premises-Buildings) Standards were introduced under the Disability Discrimination Act 2010.

The commencement date for these standards were set to May 1, 2011 which coincided with the commencement of the 2011 edition of the BCA. At this time the BCA as well as the referenced relevant Australian Standards AS 1428.1, AS1428.4.1 and AS2890.6 were also amended with a view to harmonising…