Time to future proof Australian housing

Given our ageing population, the number of Australians with mobility issues is expected to almost double from 3 million to nearly 6 millionwithin 40 years. In about a month’s time Australia’s building ministers will meet to consider the inclusion of minimum accessibility standards in the National Construction Code (NCC). This will be a critical decision for the millions of Australians with mobility impairments who cannot get access to housing that meets their needs.

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Topics:
Housing, Accommodation, Tenancy

Author:
Dr Di Winkler and Dr Peter Mulherin

Source:
Pro Bono News

Date published:
Tue 23rd Feb, 2021