New Affordable Access website – listen to the informative launch presentation

Media Access Australia (MAA) with funding support from the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), created the Affordable Access website and freely available resources. The Deputy CEO of MAA, Natalie Collins, launched this important initiative at the 2016 ACCAN conference and you can listen to her presentation that explains its scope and its benefits, in a podcast article you won’t want to miss.

Natalie Collins on stage launching the Affordable Access project

 

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Transcript: Natalie Collins launches Affordable Access

Introduction

You’re listening to a podcast from Media Access Australia. Inclusion through technology.

MC Julie McCrossin

Ladies and gentlemen, Natalie Collins.

Natalie Collins  

Thank you Julie and I’d like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land, which we’re meeting today and pay my respects to elders past and present. I would also like to acknowledge the new CEO of Media Access Australia, Manisha Amin, who is up the back up there.

[applause]

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Why automated accessibility tools need manual testing to deliver what you want

Automatic accessibility checking tools are useful to broadly identify problems and start developing a plan to fix them, yet engaging human experts throughout the process is important to achieve the best results. Here are five great reasons why manual testing by accessibility professionals, alongside automatic tools, is necessary to ensure that your digital communications, websites and apps are as accessible as possible.

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