DDA Buying Guide - door hardware

29th July 2021

Buying Guide for DDA door hardware

The Australian Federal Government’s 1992 Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) includes requirements to DDA door handles are easily found and designed for ease of use.

For lever handles, the design requirement is a maximum of 45mm from the door surface to the door handle, and a minimum of 20mm return, to prevent the chance of clothing or equipment being caught on the door handle. 

Lemaar is an Australian owned business and we design our range of DDA door handles here in Australia to comply with the Australian Disability Discrimination Act.

Lemaar offers a great range of DDA compliant door handles in a range of colours.

 

 

Stainless steel DDA door handle

The Capri range comes in solid 304 stainless steel, and is available in passage and privacy door handles. The solid 304 stainless steel gives a quality you can feel.

DDA door handle, stainless steel, Capri passage handle

DDA door handle, stainless steel, Capri passage handle

 

Black DDA door handle

The Tarifa range is available in passage and privacy handles, in black and satin chrome finishes, with a narrow 53mm rosette. The Tarifa black has multiple layers of hard wearing black coating, which is more durable and easier to maintain that other powder coated products on the market.

Black DDA door handle, Tarifa passage handle

Black DDA door handle, Tarifa passage handle

 

Satin Chrome DDA door handle

Satin chrome DDA door handle, Tarfia

Satin chrome DDA door handle, Tarfia

Front door DDA door handle

The Gala entrance set front door handle is a stylish DDA compliant option. The Gala entrance door handle is part of the Gala complete solution with matching DDA compliant passage and privacy interior door handles. Click this link to find out more https://www.lemaar.com.au/products/door-entry/entrance-sets/gala-entrance-set-black/

 

DDA front door handle - Gala, black

DDA front door handle - Gala, black

 

Matching Gala passage DDA door handle

Black DDA door handle, Gala passage handle

Black DDA door handle, Gala passage handle

 

Matching Gala privacy DDA door handle, with lock, for bathrooms

DDA door handle with lock, Gala black

DDA door handle with lock, Gala black

DDA compliant Indicator Bolts

DDA indicator bolts are available in black, chrome and satin chrome finishes. 

 

Black DDA indicator bolts

This concealed fix indicator bolt is DDA compliant and available in black

DDA indicator bolt, concealed fix, black

DDA indicator bolt, concealed fix, black

https://www.lemaar.com.au/products/architectural-door-hardware/indicator-bolts/concealed-fix-indicator-bolt-dda-black/

 

DDA Mortice indicator bolt, black

This DDA Compliant Mortice Indicator Bolt is available in Black and Satin Chrome finishes.

DDA indicator bolt, with mortice, black

 

Chrome DDA indicator bolt

Lemaar's surface mount indicator bolt is DDA compliant and also available in satin chrome.

DDA indicator bolt, surface mount, chrome

DDA indicator bolt, surface mount, chrome

Satin chrome DDA indicator bolts

Lemaar has two satin chrome DDA indicator bolts. 

 

DDA compliant indicator bolt, satin chrome

 

Satin chrome, surface mount, DDA indicator bolt

Satin chrome, surface mount, DDA indicator bolt

https://www.lemaar.com.au/products/architectural-door-hardware/mortice-indicator-bolts/mortice-indicator-bolt-dda-satin-chrome/

 

 

Where to see our entire range of DDA compliant door handles and door hardware

Lemaar’s DDA range has been designed for ease of installation for DIYers and tradies.

To review Lemaar’s DDA compliant door handle range click this link and sort by style and colour

https://www.lemaar.com.au/products/search/ddacompliant:yes/

Helpful links to service providers of DDA and NDIS links

Specialist disability accommodation NDIS page link

https://www.ndis.gov.au/providers/housing-and-living-supports-and-services/housing/specialist-disability-accommodation  

 

Supported independent living NDIS page link

https://www.ndis.gov.au/providers/housing-and-living-supports-and-services/housing/supported-independent-living 

 

Home Modifications Australia

http://www.moda.org.au/

 

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