Dr Margaret Ward PSM
Formerly an architect, public servant and advocate, Margaret Ward has spent much of her career working towards the adoption of housing design which includes everyone regardless of age and ability.
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Originally a high school teacher, David Brant now contributes to a wide range of community organisations. He has supported ANUHD since he established the Victorian Universal Housing Alliance, which catalysed the Victorian Government to consider regulation in 2010.
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Activities and reports
Below is a list of the most recent events that support the regulation of an access standard in all new housing in the National Construction Code.
June 2021 – ANUHD response to the draft
March 2021 – ANUHD submission to Disability Royal Commission: Promoting Inclusion Issues Paper
October 2020 – ANUHD submission to the New National Disability Strategy
October 2020 – ANUHD submission to the review of Premises Standard
August 2020 – ANUHD submission to the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement for accessible housing
June 2020 – ANUHD submission to the Disability Royal Commission: Rights and Attitudes Issues Paper
December 2019 – ANUHD submission to the Disability Royal Commission
November 2019 – ANUHD submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission
October 2019 – ANUHD submission to the City of Canterbury-Bankstown
September 2019 – UNCRPD Committee Concluding observations on the combined second and third reports of Australia
July 2019 – Minister Karen Andrews grants request for ABCB submissions to the Consultation RIS to be publicly available
April 2019 – ABCB Accessible Housing Options Paper Consultation Report is released.
October 2018 – ANUHD submission to ABCB Accessible Housing Options Paper
June 2018 – ANUHD Survey report released
June 2018 – Disability Discrimination Commissioner calls for accessible housing for all
October 2017 – Building Ministers Forum undertakes a RIS to consider access in all new housing in the National Construction Code