Expert DDA, accessibility and universal design advice
Architectural Design Reviews, DDA Compliance, Product Assessments, Universal Design
We can check the design of any building project for compliance with all disability and building accessibility requirements. Reduce risk, engaged Access Central at all design stages of a project.
Performance-based compliance. Expert advice on Performance Solutions (Alternative Solutions)
All buildings are different and don't always fit the black & white building code requirements. We're experts at developing performance-based solutions and can help identify efficiencies and resolve accessibility issues.
Compliance Reviews, Access Audits, Inspections, Insurance Investigations, Event Accessibility
Sometimes questions come up on projects and designs change. Access Central can inspect any building, whether it is existing or under construction to clarify compliance requirements.
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Commonly asked questions
Are you Accredited Access Consultants?
Lee Wilson is a Changing Places Assessor (CP020), Livable Housing Assessor (20012), SDA Accredited Assessor (SDA00040) and an Accredited Access Consultant (236). He has also served as a volunteer Subject Matter Expert for the Australian Building Codes Board since early 2018.
Who is the ACA?
The Access Consultants Association (ACA) is the national, membership-based, professional association for people working in building accessibility. It is the national body for Access Consultants in Australia. ACA accredits members who have reached the required level of experience and competency.
Are you Qualified Access Consultants?
Yes, key personnel have undertaken extensive studies in building surveying, access, performance-based fire & building code and project management. These include undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
What is a Performance Solution?
A Performance Solution, or an Alternative Solution as they used to be called, means a method of complying with the Performance Requirements of the BCA other than by satisfying the prescriptive Deemed-to-Satisfy Solution.
What is your experience in developing Performance Solutions?
The principal consultant of Access Central, Lee Wilson, was appointed by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) in early 2018 as a Subject Matter Expert and has consulted on many projects requiring Performance Solutions. These projects have includes aged-care centres, hospital, hotels, airports, shopping centres etc.
How do you work with clients?
Simply email your project scope, address, client's details, drawings, building surveyor's checklist, architect's comments, etc., to our office and we'll review then and call you or email you to discuss your needs.
What is a DDA Consultant?
DDA stands for the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, and has become a title for a person or product that aims to meet the needs of people with disability. As a DDA Consultancy, we work on many projects across Australia attempting to improve the physical environment for everyone.
Where is your head office?
We are located at 44 Lakeview Drive, Scoresby, Victoria, Australia, but we also have satellite offices in Perth, Brisbane and Sydney.
Where are the other offices?
Access Central has satellite offices in Perth, Sydney and Brisbane, by appointment:
- 202/37 Barrack Street, Perth, WA, 6000
- 903/50 Clarence St, Sydney NSW 2000
- 9A/204 Alice St, Brisbane QLD 4000