Government procurement processes are a good way to get universal design principles applied in practice. So it is good news to see the Victorian Government taking this step for inclusive and sustainable schools..
All new schools in the state of Victoria will not only need to be sustainable and minimise maintenance, they will also need to be designed around the principles of universal design. The article from Fifth Estate explains in more detail.
A second article on this topic focusing on the universal design principles was found in Sourceable. The articles were published in April 2016.