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UDIA National 2023 Awards for Excellence- Finalist

It gives us great pleasure to announce that our Paper Mill Precinct project is a finalist in the UDIA National 2023 Awards for Excellence in the Masterplanned Communities category.

The Paper Mill Precinct project was by our long standing client's Coronation Property.

Vista Access Architects provided Access Consultancy services as well as NDIS SDA (Specialist Disability Accommodation) related services for this project.

Congratulations to all those involved with this awesome project:

SJBWoods BagotASPECT StudiosCity Plan ServicesMecone - Urban Planning EWFWMance Arraj Engineering Pty Ltd

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2021 Altitude Award Winner for Excellence in Inclusion

Farah Madon was recognised by the WWA’s Altitude Awards as their

2021 Award winner for “Excellence in Inclusion Award"

"This award is for an outstanding individual who is working in community and within their organisation to include disadvantaged minorities, closing gaps, transforming society, reflecting inclusivity and working to create social change"

With over 250 entries received for Altitude Awards, we are truly humbled to be declared as a Winner in these prestigious awards.

Through Vista Access Architects, we provide Pro-bono access related services to a number of Disability related organisations every year as a part our Social responsibility to the local Community.

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New NSW Housing SEPP to include NSW SEPP Seniors and people with a Disability

SEPP Seniors Public commentThe new NSW Housing SEPP will consolidate five existing housing-related NSW SEPPs:

1. State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 (ARHSEPP);

2. State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors and People with a Disability) 2004 (Seniors SEPP);

3. State Environmental Planning Policy No 70 – Affordable Housing (Revised Schemes) (SEPP 70);

4. State Environmental Planning Policy No 21—Caravan Parks; and

5. State Environmental Planning Policy No 36—Manufactured Home Estates.

A Housing SEPP consultation draft has been prepared to provide all stakeholders the opportunity to provide feedback on new and amended planning provisions prior to the making of the Housing SEPP.

The Housing SEPP is intended to be finalised in October 2021.

Copy of the public consultation draft is available HERE

Deadline for public consultation is on the 29th of August 2021. Have your say HERE


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