BRIDGING THE ACCOMMODATION GAP

Providing innovative and person-centred solutions that meet your needs

Specialists in Disability Accommodation

Our team brings a wealth of understanding and expertise around the complexities in the NDIS accommodation space. We can partner with you on your journey into new, accessible accommodation. Our aim is to assist you on your journey into your own home. A home that is individualised to suit your specific needs.

 

Disability Accommodation Australia are in a unique position to provide a service that bridges the gap between you and Service Providers. We act as a liaison between you and SIL Providers, SDA Providers, Medium Term Accommodation Providers, and even builders who can build you a home that fits your level of funding. We have a diverse team who bring expertise from the following areas:

We have a diverse team who bring expertise from the following areas:

  • Specialist Support Coordination specific to Accommodation/Housing

  • In-depth Disability Sector knowledge

  • Complex Medical, Complex Behavioural, and Duel Diagnosis knowledge

  • Registered Critical Care Nurse with Disability Sector experience

  • Building Design

  • Construction

  • Architects

  • Disability Support Services

  • Design Research

  • Livable Housing Australia Design Guideline Assessor

Our Executive Team

  • LinkedIn - White Circle

Robert Hannaford

Robert Hannaford is the Managing Director of Disability Accommodation Australia, RGH Consultants and, Hannaford Constructions. Robert is exceptionally skilled in the brokerage of partnerships between the private, NGO, and government sectors, to provide tangible and measurable social and economic outcomes. He is passionate about harnessing the goodwill and contributions of business and private sector partners to provide concrete outcomes for individuals and families in need of secure, accessible, and affordable accommodation.

Robert is a specialist in accommodation options for people with disabilities who are marginalised. Robert has spent the majority of his career as a Manager of a range of companies in the Not for Profit sector, the Community Housing sector, and the Building and Construction industry. ​Robert works closely with Interstate Counterparts giving a national service.

Professional Memberships


  • The Specialist Disability Accommodation Industry Advisory Group (IAG)
  • Department Social Services (DSS)
  • Council Member – South East Regional Disability Advisory Council
  • Deputy Chair of Q.S.E.C. (QLD Social Enterprise Council)
  • Chair – Regional Development Australia – Logan and Redlands (Retired)
  • Chair – Community Information Support Services (My Community Directory)
  • Chair of The Sycamore School




Credentials & Qualifications


  • NDIA Registered Provider: Specialist Disability Accommodation/Home Modifications/Accommodation/Tenancy
  • Livable Housing Australia – Design Guideline Assessor
  • QBSA – Licensed Builder
  • Certificate in Access Appraisal – Buildings
  • Workplace Health and Safety Officer – Construction and Services
  • Certificate in Retail Management
  • Diploma of Business





Our Trusted Partners

© 2020 Disability Accommodation Australia

  • Instagram
  • Facebook - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle