ANUHD and RI Australia submitted a report to the Senate Inquiry into the Delivery of outcomes under the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 to build inclusive and accessible communities. ANUHD and RIA submit that:
- Regulatory intervention is necessary to meet the Strategy’s Outcome 1, Policy Direction 3 and the achievement of the National Dialogue’s 2020 target.
- The regulatory intervention needed is an amendment of the NCC to include access features as specified in LHA’s Gold level in all new and extensively modified housing.
- These changes to the NCC should be complemented by education and training of the housing sector.
All the submissions are accessible from the committee’s website: http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Community_Affairs/AccessibleCommunities/Submissions