The National Dialogue on Universal Housing Design’s 2010 voluntary strategy of providing minimum access features in all new housing by 2020 has failed to reach its interim 2013 or 2015 targets. This has not gone unnoticed by the disability and ageing sectors who supported the National Dialogue’s voluntary approach in good faith. The National Disability Strategy has committed to the 2020 target being met. The Every Australian Counts NDIS campaign are now calling for the 2020 target to be met.
Read more about in the Report of the Progress of the National Dialogue on Universal Housing Design: NDUHD_Report_January 2015. See Australian Network for Universal Housing Design (ANUHD) website for more up to date information.