Inclusive SA

Case studies​


    State Sports Park – Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing

    The development of the new wind tunnel facility at State Sports Park will provide world class training facilities for elite and developing athletes and para-athletes.

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    Glenthorne National Park – Department for Environment and Water

    The State Government is creating Glenthorne National Park in Adelaide’s southern suburbs. This new park is being developed using Universal Design principles and will be accessible and inclusive for the entire community.

    It will showcase the principles of Healthy Parks Healthy People – a partnership between the community, the Department for Environment and Water and Department for Health and Ageing that aims to improve our health and wellbeing through quality green space.

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    Accessible website solution offered to all South Australian Government agencies

    Department of the Premier and Cabinet

    Audited by Vision Australia and user tested by Royal Society for the Blind (SA), Website Design System offers all South Australian Government agencies an accessible website solution through the Office for Digital Government, Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

    With increased accessibility as the reason for the development of government websites, Website Design System now provides agencies with a base website made up from over 30 modules built to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG AA). Each module is managed centrally. Upgrades and accessibility updates are developed, tested and deployed once at the top level. They then cascade to all sites.

    Supported by South Australian Government’s Online Accessibility Toolkit, solutions like Website Design System are highly valuable for digital inclusion as it now means inclusion is part of the planning stages for digital resources. It is no longer a costly afterthought.

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    Access for children on the autism spectrum – SA Museum

    Museums can be loud and overwhelming places for children on the autism spectrum. As part of the South Australian Museum’s Building a Culture of Access Program, the museum has implemented autism-friendly family mornings.

    During these mornings, children on the autism spectrum can visit the museum with their families outside of regular opening hours. By making small adjustments within the museum, such as altering sound and light levels and setting up quiet spaces, a sensory-friendly experience is created, improving access for people with disability in the community.

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