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Removing the Barriers Instead of Building Them

The purpose of barriers and walls is security and protection. As early as 12,000 years ago walled cities started to appear to prevent attacks and invasions (especially from barbarians). Walls and barriers work because they limit access from the outsiders. But that doesn’t have to be the case in these modern times especially when it […]

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Seven things not to say to a wheelchair user

Whether amusing or downright offensive, some people seem to say inappropriate things, to wheelchair users , often with the best of intentions, So  here’s the top 7 things never to do or say to a wheelchair user –  as offered by someone who knows. Lucy has been in a wheelchair for many years. 1.“Don’t run […]

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What is Accessible Tourism for People with Disability?

Not so long ago  even the shortest trip was a logistical nightmare for people with disability and their companions. There were few services and systems in place to make travel easy or even remotely possible for people with special requirements. But now times are changing because travel and transport are being seen as an equaliser. […]

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Can a Disabled Person Travel to the Blue Mountains?

Absolutely.! It may seem an impossible goal because of the terrain and access difficulty. But now, thanks to specialised services (such as what those we have here at Australia in Style) people with disabilities can tour and explore the majestic Blue Mountains. Till recently there were very few services that cater to the needs of […]

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Accessing the Summer Breeze

With summer breezes in the air, our radar is focussing on new accessible outdoor experiences. What exciting adventures we have uncovered ! From accessible tours to accessible homes for wheelchair travellers.  Our first foray took us to the Sydney Cricket Ground. There is so much more to this venue than meets the eye.  The team […]

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Why Travelling with Physical Disabilities Is Now Easier and More Fun

Many believe that physical disabilities can severely limit our mobility and life experiences. That’s not true anymore because travelling with physical disabilities is now a lot easier, more fun and more convenient. Back then there were no systems or processes in place to properly assist disabled people when travelling. It’s also possible that there were […]

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Why the Vintage Car Experience is Unforgettable

Vintage cars and old models of Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Jaguar are no longer in production. But still, they continue to stand out and dominate any kind of event – especially weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties and corporate functions. It’s true that these classic cars belong to another period of time. And that’s exactly why these cars […]

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Barriers keep falling in Sydney ….

The barriers continue to fall in Sydney ! With the rise of a focus on universal access, now everyone can enjoy what Sydney has to offer. Did you know that many renowned Sydney icons, museums and performance spaces are increasingly barrier free?   Here is a snapshot of universally available experiences to be enjoyed today […]

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