Universal access design


Peter Thompson Architects team are experts in disability access, universal design, DDA compliance and general accessibility compliance. We have a thorough knowledge of Australian Standards, building and disability legislation and international best-practice concepts. We consult internationally and throughout Australia. We offer a range of services to meet your compliance needs.

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Confidential, Trusted, Reputable, Knowledgeable.

Established in Melbourne, with local and international experience.

Servicing Australian clients locally and globally.

Experienced and Qualified

Key technical staff are:

  • Qualified in risk management, building surveying, construction management, accessibility and project management; and

  • Have completed the performance-based building and fire codes Graduate Certificate course at Victoria University;

  • Furthermore, holding accredited membership with the Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA) has recognised this knowledge, expertise and experience.

  • Internationally, our principal consultant is a Chartered Building Engineer and a member of many international organisations.


As part of Camp Manyung project PTA designed a range of accessible and inclusive facilities, equipment and activities including:

  • Fully accessible en-suite bathrooms (Main Camp accommodation)

  • Accessible bathroom (Regatta House)

  • Options of single beds in all accommodation areas

  • Wide paths of travel between buildings and across camp ground

  • Universally designed adventure activities including accessible high ropes course, giant swing, bike riding (using adaptive cycles), kitchen garden program, archery and boating program.