Universal Design Policy Statement 2017


Council is committed to exceeding minimum standards to include Universal Design principles when building new buildings, undertaking significant upgrades to existing buildings, the public realm, and where possible during minor upgrades and maintenance works to existing buildings.

In addition, Council will work with private developers and businesses to encourage the use of Universal Design principles as well as advocate to the Victorian and Australian Governments to include the principles of Universal Design into relevant regulatory frameworks.

For further information contact the Social Planning and Development team on 1300 179 944 or at socialplanning@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au 

Universal Design Policy Statement 2017(PDF, 167KB)