Michael Fox – AM, B Arch, MTCP, FAIA,
FPIA – is an architect, planner, access consultant and human
rights advocate with involvement in access and equity since 1972.
He is a director of Access Australia and related architectural
practice Michael Fox Architects. Michael Fox is an accredited
member of ACAA – the Association of Consultants in Access
Access experience includes strategies and programs for the University
of Western Sydney, University of Sydney, Westfield and the City
of Sydney. Further information is available at our website www.accessaustralia.com.au.
Michael Fox is Chair of RI Australia www.riaustralia.org
and the RI Foundation. International roles include extensive involvement
in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
(CRPD), ratified by Australia in July 2008. From 2004 to 2008
Michael Fox prioritised key global issues including CRPD adoption,
as President of RI www.riglobal.org,
a New York based global network advancing the rights and inclusion
of persons with disabilities. From 1996 to 2004 he was Global
Chair of ICTA, the RI International Commission on Technology and
Related activities include Corporate Board member, House with
No Steps, Sydney, 2001 to 2010; Access to Premises Standard (APS)
hearings, 2009; University lecturer in Access, Equity & Design;
and membership of Standards Australia ME / 64 Access and Mobility
Committees since 1974.
Margaret Fox – BA, MA, Grad. Dip. IM,
librarian – is a director of Access Australia. Since 1992
her extensive access experience has included planning reports
and policy guidelines, together with initiation, management and
field work associated with access audits, assessments and reports.
She is an accredited member of ACAA.
Margaret has carried out access research studies, consultations
and implementation of DDA Action Plans, and was an initial member
of the Outdoor Access – Sports, Recreation & Leisure
draft Australian Standard Working Group.
During the 1980s Margaret studied urban and regional planning
and provided planning reports and consultancy services to building
contractors and local government.