A group of like-minded advocacy groups have come together to end the data drought by forming the Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition to champion better communications services for consumers and small businesses living in rural, remote or regional areas. The Coalition includes the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), the National Farmers' Federation (NFF), the [...]
Standards Australia and Department of Finance combine to provide greater access to technology for Australians living with a disability.
Standards Australia in conjunction with the Department of Finance, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and other stakeholders, are pleased to announce Australia will be adopting an internationally aligned standard for ICT accessibility in procurement. Standards Australia CEO, Dr Bronwyn Evans, said that the new Australian Standard is to be used as guidance [...]
Pensioners association calls on govt to increase availability
Competition rewards accessibility in mainstream, gaming and kid's apps.
Entries for mainstream and specialty apps close 15 June
Decision allows PIAC and others to focus on helping Australia's most disadvantaged
Case between blind litigant and supermarket giant settled with "positive outcome"
Resource contains tips, links to organisations and hardship policies from major providers
PIAC says case is comparable to wheel-chair access at a physical supermarket
ACCAN award to raise awareness of the need for smartphone accessibility
Competition rewards designers who make accessibility for disabled and older Australians a priority
ACCAN campaign gives users the tools to help those with vision impairment