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The Australian Web Industry Association (AWIA) has announced the winners of its 2014 Web Awards.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 20 Oct 2014
The 2015 International Web for All Conference (W4A’15) is a calling for submissions on improving accessibility of the web, mobile and wearables devices for people with and without disabilities.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 16 Oct 2014
The W3C WAI is making a final call for submissions to its online symposium on Accessible Way-Finding Using Web Technologies.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 15 Oct 2014
The 15 October AiQ Digest offers the latest web accessibility news, features, upcoming events, and accessibility service providers.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 15 Oct 2014
Access iQ takes a look at a common myth about PDF accessibility—that it’s easy to scan a document, apply optical character recognition (OCR) and tagging to create an accessible PDF.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 14 Oct 2014
Progress has been made in improving websites’ accessibility for people with disabilities but, as the 200-odd contenders for the 2014 Australian Web Awards show, more work needs to be done.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 9 Oct 2014
Despite an often slow and mixed development history, the choice and availability of assistive technology to help people with disabilities access PCs and other computing devices has never been greater.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 3 Oct 2014
The 19 September AiQ Digest offers the latest web accessibility news, features, upcoming events, and accessibility service providers.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 19 Sep 2014
The World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) has announced that it has updated two major supporting documents for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 17 Sep 2014
The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has confirmed that it is working to encourage government agencies to consider accessibility in their procurement policies and processes.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 17 Sep 2014
The winners of the inaugural competition to recognise the work of Australian accessible app developers, the Apps For All Challenge 2014, have been announced.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 17 Sep 2014
The Australian Web Adaptability Initiative, better known as OZeWAI, has announced that its 2014 conference will include an academic stream incorporate double-blind peer-reviewed papers.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 15 Sep 2014
Local councils have been urged to consider taking practical steps to improve the accessibility of their websites so that they can better meet their policy and legal compliance requirements.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 10 Sep 2014
The shortlist for the inaugural competition to recognise the work of Australian accessible app developers, the Apps For All Challenge 2014, has been announced.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 9 Sep 2014
Facebook is now rolling out a feature that will allow users to supply captions with their videos.
  • Author: Adrian Redden
  • Date: 5 Sep 2014
As web accessibility professionals we're driven to better understand organisations’ attitudes toward improving their accessibility for people with disabilities, older members of the community and other vulnerable groups.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 4 Sep 2014
Knowbility has announced its 2014 Open Accessibility Internet Rally (OpenAIR) Rally and is calling on countries to form teams to compete in the accessibility-based hackathon.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 3 Sep 2014
Developers have been urged to consider the accessibility of their mobile apps and cloud-based services following the release of new research into the accessibility of cloud services for people with disabilities.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 27 Aug 2014
Independent access expert Media Access Australia has released a research paper on the need for commercial services and governments to incorporate accessibility for people with disabilities into their cloud services.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 22 Aug 2014
There’s been a lot of talk lately, in technology circles, about what’s in store for PDFs. For organisations that are looking for ways to ensure on-demand accessibility for high volumes of PDFs created at the enterprise IT infrastructure level—this is a particularly relevant question.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 21 Aug 2014

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