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Visionary Design Development Pty Ltd, a unique trans-disciplinary consultancy, operates at the intersection of human needs and the built environment. Our distinctive holistic approach incorporating universal design principles, sustainability goals and social research outcomes, delivers consultancy services to government, NGOs/NfPs, academia, business and individuals to provide ideal environments in which to nurture enterprise and healthy local communities.

Purpose
To assist governments, local authorities and other organisations to remove barriers to mobility of persons of all physical abilities in their built environments.
Objective
To research, plan, design and develop healthy, accessible, sustainable, inclusive communities.
Mission
To use our unique trans-disciplinary consultancy skills to ensure all projects and activities are underpinned by the entwined principles of Sustainability and Accessibility.

Community Development Projects
 
  Trade Mission to Latin America
May 2009
Mary Ann Jackson, Co-Director of VDD, will be travelling to Argentina and Brazil with a construction and related industries delegation, supported by the Victorian State Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Regional Development in May 2009. The delegation will meet with local and State government officials, professional and industry organisations and personnel and private company representatives in Buenos Aires, Porto Alegre, Saõ Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.......report»
 
  ADEC ArtAbility 2008
Co-ordination and curation of Art Exhibition, Federation Square, Melbourne
for ADEC (Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities)
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  Box Hill Institute of Tafe
Applied Universal Design 2008
Preparation of accessibility subject in new degree course, ‘Bachelor of Sustainable Built Environments’
 
 

Short Course
An Accessible Built Environment
A one or two day course with all resources provided. ..........more»

 
  Economic Benefits of Universal Access
City of Melbourne research assignment 2008. Using such tools as literature review, surveys and follow-up interviews, focus groups etc, Visionary Design Development investigated the social and economic benefits of providing universal /physical access in/to the business and service organisation sector. ......more»
 
  DOCV Motorcycles Donation
Official Delivery in Buenos Aires.
" On 26th December 2005 Ralph & Mary Ann were proud representatives of the Ducati Owners Club of Victoria Inc at a modest ceremony in Buenos Aires Argentina"........more»
 
  Eye Clinics in Sri Lanka
Ralph Green travels to Sri Lanka as part of an international team who dispensed over 5,000 pairs of spectacles, free of charge in tsunami affected areas.
"How should one expect to feel after an intensive two week eyecare project on the tsunami affected east coast of Sri Lanka?" .......more»
 
  A.L.A.B.C.
The Australia-Latin America Business Council was established in 1989, with the objective of promoting the development of closer commercial links between Australia and the countries that comprise the Latin American region.

The Council is a private, non-profit company, whose membership comprises individuals and companies from all business sectors and from throughout Australia. It is the leading reference point for those persons wanting to benefit from the wide range of business opportunities that Latin America has to offer Australia.

 
     
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