Disability Discrimination Act

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Cinema and DVD

Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)

The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) (DDA) has been the major policy instrument which has provided access in to cinemas and DVDs in Australia. There are no legislative requirements for access in these media.

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Subscription TV

Free to air TV


There is a substantial regulatory framework for access to broadcast television in Australia, particularly in regards to captioning.

For more specific information about the regulation of free-to-air television captioning and subscription television captioning, visit the following pages:

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