15 Jun 2017
The last few barriers that have been blocking the Marrakesh Treaty from being implemented effectively in Australia have been removed with the passage of the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill.
01 Jun 2017
Vision Australia has responded to an Inquiry by the Australian Government into public transport, ramping up pressure on them to make meaningful changes that improve ‘Whole of Journey’ public transport experiences across the nation.
22 May 2017
The blindness sector is asking why funding for pay television is being prioritised over funding for audio description on free to air television.
09 May 2017
Vision Australia has joined calls for the Australian Government to include initiatives in the 2017 Budget to increase the participation of people with disability in the Australian Public Service.
05 Apr 2017
Today, at the Australian Blindness Forum the Minister for Communications, Senator Mitch Fifield announced that a new working group will be set up to determine how audio-description can be made broadly available on Australian television.
04 Apr 2017
Once again, the NSW Electoral Commission is using the iVote system for the upcoming By-elections for the Districts of Gosford, Manly and North Shore, on Saturday 8 April 2017. The iVote system is offered as an alternate voting option to enable people who may have difficulty casting a vote at a polling place or voting independently.
24 Mar 2017
Vision Australia is urging Parliament to pass the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill to improve the education, employment and inclusion outcomes for people who are blind or have low vision.
22 Mar 2017
Disability advocates are mounting a second fight to stop changes to legislation that will reduce, and in some circumstances, cut off funding for transport for people with disability.