Latest News

July 2016
Date Published News headline and description
22 July 2016 Progress with accessibility needed in New Zealand
121 students took over New Zealand’s Parliament to debate about ‘Accessible Web Pages and Apps’. This was a mock bill aiming to improve accessibility...
21 July 2016 G3ict acquires IAAP in global accessibility merger
The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) has announced it will be acquiring the International...
18 July 2016 USAA’s new banking app allows voice-guided cheque depositing
USAA, a Texas-based Fortune 500 diversified financial services group, has recently demonstrated that banking and accessibility can easily go hand in...
05 July 2016 UK charity puts pressure on government to enforce web accessibility
Robin Christopherson, head of digital inclusion at Abilitynet, a UK disabilities charity, has written an open letter to the British Parliament, to...
June 2016
Date Published News headline and description
16 June 2016 Curtin University receives grant to investigate the impact of mobile apps on people with a disability
An investigation by researchers at Curtin University into how mobile apps can support individuals with a disability has been awarded the 2016 Dr...
09 June 2016 PCWA online course aims to promote accessibility
Inclusion and accessibility are hot topics that impact on the daily lives of around 25% of the population who have a disability or impairment. And...
May 2016
Date Published News headline and description
17 May 2016 MAA launches the Cognitive Disability Digital Accessibility Guide
Cognitive disability can be a difficult condition to understand. This is particularly the case for organisations wanting to be able to find out how...
09 May 2016 Uber's new accessibility features create job opportunities for Deaf and hearing impaired drivers
Uber has recently improved its app’s accessibility for drivers who are Deaf or hearing impaired, removing communication barriers so that they can...
May 2015
Date Published News headline and description
11 May 2015 Case Study: Municipal Association of Victoria unlocks power of digital accessibility
The peak body representing local councils in the Australian state of Victoria partners with Media Access Australia to deliver upskilling, training...