Access to Premises Standard review released

front cover of standard with government logoThe text below was taken from the official press release regarding the long awaited response from the Government about the review to the Access to Premises Standard. You can view submissions to this review by going to the Government website page.

“Today the Government released the Review of the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010 (Premises Standards) Report and its Response to the Report. The Government response sets out reforms to be made to the Premises Standards to improve their effectiveness and clarity, as well as new measures to assist with their application and evaluation by government and industry.

The Premises Standards Review Report and the Government’s response to the Report can be accessed at the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science website at An Easy Read version is also available on the website. If you quickly want the bottom line of the Government’s response you can see a two page Word version of the recommendations taken from the Easy Read version without the pictures and spacing.

A joint media release from the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, and the Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Craig Laundy MP, can be accessed at