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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.
You’re listening to a podcast from Media Access Australia. Inclusion through technology.
MC Julie McCrossin
Ladies and gentlemen, 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.
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