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Communications – Delivery For Consumers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th July 2012 -  Free Ticket Offer The Australian Communications and Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) is offering two free registrations to their upcoming National Conference in September to Pro…

Social Media for People with Disability Still Not Fully Accessible

Lina Caneva, Friday, 16th March 2012 -  People with disabilities still face significant challenges in gaining access to social media tools, despite recent innovations to improve access, according to an updated review…

Applications open for ACCAN $250,000 Grants Scheme

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th February 2012 -  The 2012 round of the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) Grants Scheme has opened with $250,000 in funding available for consumer-focused telecommunications…

Calls for Action as Telco Complaints Hit All-Time High

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th November 2011 -  The phones have hardly stopped ringing over the past year at the office of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, with a record-breaking number of new complaints lodged against…

NBN Needs Tough Rules to Reduce Digital Divide

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th September 2011 -  The National Broadband Network risks contributing further to the digital divide if tough rules regarding fair treatment and financial hardship are not ensured according the Australian…

NFP Research Shows Consumers Not Getting Best Telecommunication Deals

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th September 2011 -  New research shows that consumers are not getting the best telecommunications deals available because they are confused and frustrated by the information and advertising coming…

NFPs Empower Teenage Mobile Phone Users to Speak Up

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 30th August 2011 -  Young mobile phone users want Australia’s Telcos to be more truthful and less misleading according to a new study carried out in a joint initiative between Not for Profit organisations.…

National Conference to Examine Australia’s Broadband Future

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 11th August 2011 -  The Australian Communication Consumer Action Network is to examine Australia’s broadband future at its upcoming National Conference in Sydney. The ‘Our Broadband

Battling the Digital Divide: NFPs as ICT Brokers

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st July 2011 -  Not for Profit organisations in regional Australia are increasingly becoming ICT brokers for the communities they serve – despite struggling to keep up with the technology…

Senior Women Need More Support To Get Online

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd June 2011 -  A report by Council of the Ageing (WA) and the Australian Communications Action Network (ACCAN) has found that very few senior women are going online due to a lack of skills, anxiety

ACCAN Grants Scheme : $250,000 for Community Projects

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st March 2011 -  The 2011 round of the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) Grants Scheme is now open, with $250,000 in funding available to support consumer research, representation…
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