Media Access Review

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Media Access Review progress page launched


Today Media Access Australia launched a new webpage in our Research and Policy section detailing the progress which has so far been made on the Media Access Review recommendations.

Significant developments include progress on Recommendation 8, which called for the Australian Communications and Media Authority to develop caption quality guidelines under consultation. These guidelines are almost finalised and will be presented to the ACMA Board shortly.

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Progress of the Media Access Review recommendations

A number of recommendations for improved access to media for people with disabilities came out of the Media Access Review. This page provides an overview of their progress as at June 2011. We will continue to update this page as news of progress on these recommendations is released.

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Latest podcast: CEO Alex Varley on the Government's Media Access Review


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Media Access Review

The Department of Broadband, Communications, and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) has finished conducting an investigation into access to electronic media for the hearing and vision impaired.  

The Media Access Review started in April 2008, and has involved the Department's release of a Discussion Report and responses to the report, and the Department's subsequent release of a Discussion Paper and responses to the discussion paper. 

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