Kara Chun


Kara is a Director of firm du Chateau Chun and has over 20 years of experience in access and building code consulting. It is with this experience, combined with a keen interest in the mobility of people with disabilities that provide Kara with an intimate knowledge of the Building Code of Australia and a thorough understanding of the Australian Standards as they relate to people with disabilities and federal Disability Discrimination legislation.

This ensures Kara is well placed to provide expert advice to design teams with regard to access for people with disabilities throughout the built environment.

Kara plays an active role in the development and improvement of statutory legislation, being involved in the Review Committee (Australian Standards 1428 Series) and a past member of the Building Appeals Board and the Building Regulatory Advisory Committee in Victoria.

Professional Qualification

Bachelor of Technology (Building Surveying), Swinburne University
Diploma of Building Surveying, Swinburne University

Memberships

Accredited Member of the Association of Consultants in Access, Australia
Member Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS)
Former Member of the AS1428 Review Committee (ME64)
Co-Member of the Building Access Policy Committee
Past Member of the Building Appeals Board (Vic)

Employment

du Chateau Chun

Director

2014 - present

Philip Chun Access Pty Ltd

Director

2008 - 2014

Blythe-Sanderson Group

Director

2001 - 2008

Building Commission

Technical Adviser

2000 - 2001

Philip Chun and Associates Pty Ltd

Building Surveyor

1993 - 1999

Major Projects

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Hobart

Harbour One Residential Tower, Docklands

Melbourne

Auburn Community Hub

Sydney

MCG Southern Stand Redevelopment

Melbourne

State Theatre and Gowings Building Redevelopment

Sydney

Dame Phyllis Frost Centre Expansion

Melbourne

Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation Independent Reviewer

Sydney

Director