Our Statement of Capacity

Access Solutions' Director and Principal Consultant, Bill Casey, has been active in providing disability access consultancy since 1996 and has over 20 years experience in the field. He has been an accredited consultant with Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA) since the association began in 2000 (accreditation number 9) and holds the degree Master Disability Studies (with distinction). Bill has vast experience with the planning and auditing of built environments across all types of buildings and landscapes to ensure they are accessible, compliant with current disability access codes and legislation and friendly for people with disabilities. Access Solutions is a proprietary limited company and has all current registrations and required insurances. Some of the projects that we have completed recently;

  • University of Newcastle, NSW, Disability Access Audit Tool and Design Strategy.
  • Newcastle/Nobby's Beach Business Access Mapping Project - App content development and premises audit.
  • Newcastle City Council Business Access Mapping Project - App content development.
  • National Parks and Wildlife; audit of modular sanitary facilities plans.
  • Newcastle Airport audit of existing facilities assessed against the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport (2002).
  • Newcastle Airport Transport Hub review plans and advise, assessed against the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport (2002).
  • Newcastle Airport International Terminal, new work; review plans and ongoing advice, physical inspection of completed work assessed against the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport (2002).
  • Hunter Wetlands physical access audit, community consultation and accessibility report with recommendations. The report helped in gaining $97,000 funding for removing access barriers.
  • Department of Human Services refurbishment at Wyong, Kotara, Maitland, Muswellbrook, including on site and desktop audit, ongoing advice and compliance report with recommendations.
  • Bethshan Aged Care Facility, Wyee, to stage 4 including extensions to Nursing Home and Village.
  • 9 x group homes for people with disabilities assessed against the BCA, Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standard (2010) and Livable Housing Standard (LHS), Platinum Level. Access Solutions was involved in these projects in Newcastle, Sydney and the Central Coast from planning to completion.
  • Shearwater Apartments, Warners Bay (111 units plus retail) including on site and desktop audit, advice and compliance report with recommendations.
  • Department of Housing, Surry Hills onsite compliance audit against the National Construction Code.
  • Men's shed, Lake Macquarie including desktop audit, advice and compliance report with recommendations.
  • Refurbishment, Molesworth Street, Lismore performance solution.
  • IGA Supermarkets, Lambton (Newcastle) and Maclean (North Coast) including desktop audits, advice and compliance reports with recommendations.
  • Audits, Surf Life Saving Clubs, Nelsons Bay, Newcastle & Central Coast.
  • Audits, Railway Station facilities at Kiama, Sydney, Newcastle, Tamworth.
  • Retail refurbishment, Glenmore Rd, Paddington including advice, desktop audits and Performance Solution regarding heritage listing.
  • Performance Solution, Newcastle Theatre Company, Lambton.
  • 'The Better Map' app development, access and inclusion initiative in cooperation with St Vincent de Paul, NSW.
  • Audit, Macedonian Community Centre, Broadmeadow.