Nick Morris

O.A.M, Dual Paralympian, B.A. Science (Human Movement), Dip. Education

Nick holds a degree in human movement, is an accredited accessibility consultant with the Accessibility Consultants Association of Australia and has qualifications for both the secondary and vocational educational sectors. In 1996, as part of the Aussie Rollers, he won a Paralympic Gold medal in Atlanta.

In 1997, Nick was awarded an Order of Australia medal for his services to sport. After consulting on the 2000 Olympics and Paralympics, Nick was invited to become the inaugural expert accessibility advisor for the International Paralympic Committee which he did from 2004–2012. This required him to mentor organisers of Commonwealth, Asian, Pan American and Paralympic Games as to how to create accessibility within their cities. Nick has also been on ABC TV program New Inventors as a judge and is currently a judge for the Australian Event Awards.

For the last 20 years Nick Morris, Director of Moriss Access Consulting, has been helping to identify the key issues of accessibility and find practical solutions for planners, developers, architects (building, interiors and landscape) and building consultants. Ultimately, to ensure they provide functional and technical compliance to relevant legislation.

Speaker’s event

How accessibility makes for a more liveable city

How accessibility makes for a more liveable city
Location:
The Rocks
When:
28 May, 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm