Accessible housing: disabled people left behind by ‘shameful’ building code stance in NSW, WA and SA

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Accessible housing: disabled people left behind by ‘shameful’ building code stance in NSW, WA and SA

Changes to the National Construction Code will ensure new builds have basic accessibility features, but three states are shying away

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Many disabled Australians struggle to access housing that fits their needs, particularly renters, advocates say. Photograph: RioPatuca/Alamy

Many disabled Australians struggle to access housing that fits their needs, particularly renters, advocates say. Photograph: RioPatuca/Alamy

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Stephanie Convery
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Thu 25 Nov 2021 11.30 EST

Last modified on Thu 25 Nov 2021 11.32 EST

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