Changing Places news

Changing Places Information Forum

Martin Foley MP, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing will open the forum, which will share information about Changing Places facilities and the positive social inclusion impacts they are having in the community. The forum will showcase best practice Changing...

10th National Disability Awards 2016 Finalist

10th National Disability Awards 2016 Finalist This week our CEO, Eddie Chapman, attended on behalf of Association for Children with a Disability, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the National Disability Awards. ACD was shortlisted as a finalist for the award for...

We want a Changing Place at the Show

The Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest and most iconic annual community event, held over 11 spectacular days in September at Melbourne Showgrounds. The 2016 Royal Melbourne Show will take place from Saturday 17 until Tuesday 27 September 2016.  Conducted...

Victorian government funds 15 new Changing Places

The Victorian State government has announced that it will fund 15 new Changing Places as part of the State Disability Plan 2016/17. The last state government grant for Changing Places has resulted in facilities built at the Melbourne Zoo, MCG, Victoria Park in...

Changing Places in the media

Radio National – Life Matters (8th April 2015) – Changing Rooms

Berwick Leader (1st April 2015) – Mum’s Facebook video of struggle to change disabled daughter on toiler floor goes viral

Bridge Magazine Autumn 2015 – Changing Places: Toilets for adults with severe disabilities

Illawara Mercury (29th January 2015) – Nowra Aquatic Centre to install toilet for profoundly disabled

South Coast Register (20th January 2015) – Nowra first in NSW with special change room

Berwick Leader (6th January 2015) – Narre Warren pair fronts national campaign for better public toilet facilities to cater to disabled

SBS (31st December 2014) – Most public toilets inaccessible to people with disabilities

The Illawarra Mercury (18th November 2014) – Progress on toilet plea

The Age (2nd October 2014) – Australia’s most accessible loo opens in Ringwood (video)

The Age (4th September 2014) – Listen to ACD CEO Elizabeth McGarry being interviewed on Changing Places

The Age (4th September 2014) – Loo bewdy: new bathrooms mark clean getaway from toilet ‘horror’

For media information on Changing Places please contact May Ng on 0420 733 429 or mayn@acd.org.au