Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy (NTS)

Access iQ™ spoke with AWIA Chairman Bret Treasure about the Association’s view of accessibility in the Australian web market.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 24 Oct 2013
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
The Commonwealth and all state and territory Governments committed to increasing the accessibility of government websites and websites which distribute government information.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 19 Jul 2012
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When IP Australia embarked on our web presence redevelopment, the National Transition Strategy (NTS) had only recently been launched. While our understanding and application of accessibility requirements was low at the outset, the NTS quickly became a foundation for deliverables throughout the redevelopment.
  • Author: IP Australia
  • Date: 16 Jul 2012
Access iQ spoke to Matt Sawkill ahead of his presentation on responsive and accessible government websites at the Melbourne A11y Bytes event on 15 May. The event, also occurring in Sydney, celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 14 May 2014
If there was ever a time to consider using accessible documents, it should be with the annual report.
  • Author: Natalie Collins
  • Date: 16 Sep 2013
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
Getting ready to either help or directly employ people with disabilities is easier than you think. Here are three reasons why.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 20 Aug 2014
A review of audio description guidelines and standards from around the world, and a list of best practice techniques for audio description.
The United Nations, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICT (G3ict) have partnered on a new report aimed at helping regulators and policy makers better implement ICT accessibility.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 20 Nov 2014
New legislation currently before the NSW Parliament, if passed, will require local councils and state departments to finally get serious about making their information, websites and documents accessible to people with disabilities.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 17 Jul 2014
A progress report on the adoption of the NTS is expected at the end of the year.
  • Author: Chris Pycroft
  • Date: 18 Oct 2013
An Australian government progress report shows there's plenty of work to be done to meet web accessibility compliance.
  • Author: Chris Pycroft
  • Date: 7 Jan 2014
We’ve put together some of the facts and figures shared at the M-Enabling Conference.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 22 Aug 2013
We’ve just turned 1. We’ve done a lot but we’ve only scratched the surface when it comes to fulfilling our mandate.
  • Author: Chris Pycroft
  • Date: 17 Sep 2013
Media Access Australia spoke to Professor Peter Hutchings, Dean of the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at the University of Western Sydney about media accessibility in Australia; in particular, looking at how multiculturalism and multilingualism affect people’s access to media—a topic on which Professor Hutching recently presented on at the 2014 Languages & The Media conference in Berlin.
  • Author: Tim Lohman
  • Date: 2 Dec 2014
Registration to attend OzeWAI, the annual conference for Australia’s web accessibility community, is now open.
  • Author: Eliza Cussen
  • Date: 11 Nov 2013
Experts in accessibility, industry representatives, government and advocacy groups speak at M-Enabling 2013.
  • Author: Clarizza Fernandez
  • Date: 19 Aug 2013
The deadline for Level A accessibility on all Federal Government websites is just six months away. Dr Scott Hollier asks "are they going to make it?" and shares his insights into what it will take for the NTS to stay on schedule.
A new strategy announced by the US Federal government could see improved access to electronic information and technology for people with a disability.
  • Author: Clarizza Fernandez
  • Date: 13 Feb 2013