This slideshow was presented by Jane Bringolf at the Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference held in Adelaide in November 2014. It outlines the course of the COTA NSW Liveable Communities Project and the work done with 23 councils in New South Wales.
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In this paper from the State of Australian Cities (SOAC) Conference in 2011, Margaret Ward traces the history of National Dialogue on Universal Housing Design to the current organisation, Livable Housing Australia and the voluntary code, the Livable Housing Design Guidelines. She outlines why the voluntary approach is unlikely to work and that regulations will be the only way to accomplish the roll-out of more accessible homes.
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