Media Access Australia - inclusion through technology
Media Access Australia is Australia’s only independent not-for-profit organisation devoted to increasing access to media for people with a disability.
Access to media, enabled through technology, empowers people to be independent, gain knowledge, make their own choices and be active members of our society.
We promote inclusion by providing information and expertise on the accessibility of mainstream technologies to government, industry, educators, consumer organisations and individuals.
We work as a catalyst for change across television, video, cinema, the arts, education, digital technology and online media, with a primary focus on people who are blind or vision impaired, or Deaf or hearing impaired.
We promote inclusion by providing expert knowledge and advice on existing and emerging mainstream technologies to government, industry, educators, consumer organisations and individuals.
We demonstrate how media accessibility can be improved in practical ways, by piloting innovative ideas and major projects.
We seek to improve national and international web accessibility standards as a member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international online community where the general public and organisations work together to develop web standards.
We are a national organisation, based in Sydney, with a satellite office in Perth..
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