Our people

Australian Network for Universal Housing Design (ANUHD) is a network of people and organisations who want to change housing design and construction practices that hurt, isolate and marginalise people.  ANUHD is sponsored by People with Disability Australia.


m-ward.jpgDr Margaret Ward PSM

Margaret Ward completed her PhD in 2013. Formerly an architect, public servant and advocate, Margaret has spent much of her career working towards the adoption of housing design which includes everyone regardless of age and ability.
Mobile: +61 409 898498   Email: anuhd@anuhd.org


David-brant-photo-David Brant

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.
Mobile: +61 402 540 383  Email: anuhd@anuhd.org


The following organisations and individuals support the regulation of accessibility in housing in the National Construction Code:

Access 2 Place Housing

Access Australia

Access Designs


Action for More Independence & Dignity in Accommodation (AMIDA)


Alwyn Friedersdorff

AMPARO Advocacy

Andrew Cross, Architect & Occupational Therapist

Annabel Drynan

Anthony Nolan

Araluen Centre


Architecture & Access (Aust) Pty Ltd


Association of Consultants in Access Australia

Australia for All Alliance

Australian Federation of Disability Organisations

Australian Network for Universal Housing Design

Avenues Lifestyle Org

Bamford Godfrey & Assoc. Pty Ltd

Bespoke Lifestyles

Blesing Design

Blind Citizens Australia

BRIC Housing Company

Brisbane City Council

Brownstowe Pty Ltd

Canberra Multicultural Community Forum (CMCF)

Carers Queensland

Carolyn Bennett

Carolyn Vimpani

Cerebral Palsy League

Children and Young People with Disability Australia

City Futures University of New South Wales

City of Whittlesea

City of Yarra

Claire Orlowski

Clark Corporate Consulting

CMS Architects

Co-Effective Solutions

Community Housing Limited

Community Resource Unit

Community Resourcing



COTA Queensland

COTA Tasmania

COTA Victoria

Darmah Nrs

Decision Easy

Deicke Richards Architects

Didactic Enterprises

Digby Hughes

Disability Consultancy Services Pty Ltd

Disability Justice Advocacy Inc

Domestic Violence Victoria

Dr Rhonda Galbally AO


Economic Security for Women

Egress Group Pty Ltd

Emily Steel, OT

Emma Lennon

Enabled Quality Living

Enabling Built Environments Program

Endeavour Foundation

Equality Rights Alliance

Eric Martin

Eric Martin and Associates

Erika Webb Enterprises

Every Australian Counts

First Peoples Disability Network (Australia)

Functional Access Solutions

Gillian McFee &Associates

Gillian Turnbull

Heather Falkiner

Home Design for Living

Home Modification Information Clearinghouse

Home Modifications Australia

Hon. Kelly Vincent, MLC (Parliament House Adelaide)

HSPC Disability Access Consultancy

Ian and Vivienne Hawkins


Inclusion Plus Family Support Inc

Independent Advocacy Townsville


Jade Daddo

Jean Cotchin

Jean Prentis

Jeffrey Soar

JFA Purple Orange

Jo-Anne O’Neill

John Deshon Pty Ltd

Kay Maclean

Kay Maclean Disability Consultant

Kerry Hunter

Kristine Olaris

Kyabra Community Association Inc

Lauren Farrell

Lee Wilson

Lisa Edwards

Lisa Stafford

LivingCare Consulting

Living Systems Research

Mal McKenna

Malcolm Merrett

Margaret Stevens

Marie Coleman AO, PSM

Marija Groen

Marilyn Adams

Montrose Access

Moreton Bay Regional Council

MS Queensland

Natalie Walsh

Natalie Wright–QUT Lecturer in Interior Design

National Affordable Housing Coalition

National Disability Services

National Ethnic Disability Alliance

National Foundation for Australian Women

National Rural Women’s Coalition

National Shelter

Neroli Moran


Office of the PublicAdvocate

Older people Speak Out

Patrice Latcham

Pearl Drolet

Penelope Price

People with Disabilities ACT

People with Disability Australia

People with disability Western Australia

Phillip Chun Access Consulting

Physical Disability Council of NSW

Place Mate Architects

PM&D Architects


Queensland Action for Universal Housing Design

Queensland Advocacy Inc.

Queensland Aged and Disability Advocacy

Queensland Alliance for Mental Health Inc

Queensland Country Women’s Association

Queensland Greens Party

Queensland Nurses Union

Queenslanders with Disability Network

Rights and Inclusion Australia

Rights in Action

Rod Hyatt

Roslyn Sackley

Ross Howard, Building Designer

Salwood Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

SBH Queensland

Scope(Aust) Pty Ltd

Sisters 4 Sustainability

Sophie Thomas

Special Care Central

Spinal Life Australia

STAR Victoria Inc

Stephanie McLeish

Stephen Kelly

Summer Foundation

Sunshine Coast Independent Living Service Inc

Sunshine Coast Special Olympics

Sydney Access Consultants

Tammy Aplin

Tanisha Cowell, Occupational Therapist

Unis Goh

Uniting Care Queensland

Universal Design Australia


Victoria Jones

Victorian Universal Housing Alliance

Visionary Design Development Pty Ltd

Vista Access Architects

Wayfinding Australia

Wendy Banfield

Whittlesea Disability Network

Women with Disabilities Australia

Women with Disabilities Vic

WSD Access Consultants

Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance


YWCA Canberra

Zel Iscel-consultant