‘No-go areas’: The quest for disability access to Australia’s beaches

A device inspired by the ability of geckos to stick to almost any surface could make Australia’s beaches more accessible for the disabled. The company took out the Next Gen category Award at Australia’s Good Design Awards on Thursday night. Mr Tilley said Australia’s start-up culture was focused more on software design or tech and could do more for the disabled population.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Aids, Equipment, Technology

Author:
By Ben Weir

Source:
Sydney Morning Herald

Date published:
Thu 11th Jul, 2019