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People on Low Incomes Struggle to Stay ‘Connected’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 3rd November 2016 -  A major report into telecommunications affordability by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS)…

Apps For All Winners Announced

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 3rd September 2015 -  The creators of accessible apps targeted at Australians who are at risk of being left behind in the digital revolution, including the elderly and people with disability, have received…

ACCAN Launches Hardship Portal

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th December 2014 -  The peak body for communications consumers in Australia, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), has launched an online Hardship Portal –  offering…

App Challenge Winners

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 18th September 2014 -  A free app designed for people with disability to help them navigate around museums, art galleries and cultural venues has won a major award in the ACCAN and Australian Human Rights…

NFP Digital-Ready Kit

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 18th September 2014 -  The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has launched a Digital Ready Digital Business Kit and website targeted at Not for Profit organisations in the Arts, Recreation…

Search Underway for Most Accessible Apps

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th April 2014 -  A nationwide search is underway for Australia’s most accessible mobile phone apps. The inaugural Apps For All Challenge 2014 – Australia’s first and only competition…

Communications Grant Applications Open

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  Not for Profit communications advocacy group, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has launched its 2104 Grants Scheme worth a quarter of a million dollars.…

Disability App Challenge

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th August 2013 -  The Australian Human Rights Commission is to sponsor an award for an accessible app that accommodates the needs of people with disability. The Australian Human Rights Commission…

ACCAN Wants Technology Accessible For All

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 14th August 2013 -  The Not for Profit Communications Advocacy group, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has called for new legislation to ensure all Australians are included…

IT ‘Australia Tax’ Hits People with Disability Hardest

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 30th July 2013 -  The Not for Profit Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has urged both sides of Federal politics to commit to a whole-of-government accessible IT procurement…

NFP Broadband Customers Poorly Treated

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th January 2013 -  Not for Profits and small businesses are being poorly treated by broadband providers despite paying premium prices for the services, according to new Australian telecommunications…

Mobiles are No 1 Communications Device

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th September 2012 - 
Photo: deakin.edu.au Peak Not for Profit telecommunications consumer body ACCAN says its new research confirms the majority of Australians now see their mobile phone as their number…
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