Resources for industry
The Division can assist you with understanding how hard-to-open packaging impacts your consumers, as well as provide research and testing services that can support you in developing products that meet the accessibility needs of consumers, in particular those with arthritis and the growing ageing population.
Investing in accessible design
Understand how accessible design impacts your consumers and understand the business case behind accessibility
Guidelines & research
Access research to begin to understand consumers’ abilities, which is the first step to improving packaging
Testing and consultation services
Discover how to test your product’s accessibility, find out about Easy To Open certification and how to receive an Accessibility Rating, as well as our many other services
Case Studies – Making packaging easy to open
Read about how the Division has assisted industry to develop products and packaging to be easy to use.
Receiving a Packaging Accessibility Rating for the health system
How to be listed on our Packaging Accessibility Rating Database used by organisations including HealthShare NSW and Health Purchasing Victoria (HPV)
PIDA Accessible Packaging Design Special Award
The PIDA Accessible Packaging Design Special Award recognises forward thinking packaging that is accessible, easy to open and intuitive.
In the media
Read about how the Accessible Design Division is improving accessibility, as well as other interesting media coverage on the topic of consumers and hard-to-open packaging
Contact the Division to enquire how we can assist your business with accessible design
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