The Government called for submissions on Discussion Paper: Review of the Disability (Access to Premises – Building) Standards 2010 in April 2015. You can find UOAQ Submission here.
Today, 3 March 2017, the Government released the Review of the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010 (Premises Standards) Report and its Response to the Report. The Government response sets out reforms to be made to the Premises Standards to improve their effectiveness and clarity, as well as new measures to assist with their application and evaluation by government and industry.
The Premises Standards Review Report and the Government’s response to the Report can be accessed at the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science website at https://industry.gov.au/PremisesStandardsReview. An easy read version is also available on the website.
A joint media release from the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, and the Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Craig Laundy MP, can be accessed at http://prod-minister-industry-gov-au.industry.slicedtech.com.au/ministers/sinodinos/media-releases/disability-access-standards-reforms-set-improve-access-public.