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March 2017
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27 March 2017 Opera House more accessible – on and off the stage
The Sydney Opera House has launched its biggest ever Access Program for 2017. The line-up of events features more than 70 accessible shows, workshops...
February 2017
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23 February 2017 Don't miss Meeting Place 2017 on 2 March in Perth
Hosted in partnership with the Perth International Arts Festival and DADAA WA, Arts Access Australia’s Meeting Place 2017 will be held next week in...
December 2016
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15 December 2016 Accessibility a priority at Sydney Festival
The Sydney Festival runs in January 2017 with many accessible events featured along with a program of activities that will be accessible to people...
15 December 2016 Be part of the Diverse-CITY of Melbourne
Now in its 12th year, the ‘Diverse-CITY’ exhibition is running up until the evening of 21 December. It showcases a diverse range of artworks from...
November 2016
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23 November 2016 Three upcoming free arts events in Sydney and Victoria
Media Access Australia wants to let you know about a trio of free events scheduled around the International Day Of People With Disability on 3...
October 2016
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27 October 2016 Access & Inclusion on centre stage for Sydney Festival 2017
The Sydney Festival is gearing up for January 2017 and the organisers are committed to making every effort to ensure that their program of activities...
September 2016
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19 September 2016 Have your say in the ACA’s Disability Action Plan survey
The Australia Council for the Arts (ACA) is evaluating their 2014-2016 Disability Action Plan and their Arts and Disability Funding program. If you’...
July 2016
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20 July 2016 Screenworks host CC and AD workshop to educate filmmakers
As part of the accessibility focus of Screenworks, they will be holding a Closed Captioning (CC) and Audio Description (AD) workshop next month, with...
June 2016
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21 June 2016 Call for judges – Australian Web Award 2016
Would you like to be a judge, or do you know a suitably qualified professional who would like to, for this year’s Australian Web Awards? Applications...
01 June 2016 Vivid Sydney includes AD at the festival
Last week Sydney saw the launch of Vivid, which is claimed to be the largest Winter festival of light, music and creativity in the country. Although...
March 2016
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04 March 2016 Sydney Opera House launches expanded access strategic plan
One of the world’s leading arts venues, the Sydney Opera House, has launched a significantly expanded access strategic plan, covering all elements of...
December 2015
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23 December 2015 The most popular accessibility stories of 2015
As the year comes to a close, here’s a look back at some of the most popular articles and events regarding consumer accessibility across the web,...
14 December 2015 Accessible live events conference
Making live events accessible is a growing area. Whilst captioning of live events such as theatre, sports and television programs has been available...
November 2015
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17 November 2015 Audio describing a Lion Dance
A very popular aspect of traditional Chinese culture is the lion dance. They are performed all over the world as part of festivals and events....
12 November 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant provides audio description
The Credit Union Christmas Pageant will be broadcast on 101.5FM Radio Adelaide on the morning of Saturday 14th November, with audio description...
October 2015
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30 October 2015 Three upcoming accessible theatre productions in Adelaide
Access2Arts have shared a list of upcoming touch tour and audio described productions in Adelaide for theatre fans who are blind or vision impaired.
14 October 2015 Audio described performance of Next to Normal rock musical in Perth
The Black Swan State Theatre Company will be presenting an audio described musical theatre production at the State Theatre Centre of Western...
08 October 2015 Museum audio described online
A common approach for museums and galleries is to provide tours and information online, so that people who do not live in the place where it is...
02 October 2015 Stencil Art Prize in Sydney to host audio described tour
The Stencil Art Prize is the largest stencil event in the world to recognise and reward stencil artists. This year, there will be 92 finalists on...
September 2015
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30 September 2015 Call for papers at LEAD arts access conference
The major conference for accessible arts, LEAD (Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability) is being held in Pittsburgh, USA on 1-5 August 2016.

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