Checklist for accessible events

Crowd at a 4ZZZ carpark gig, photo by Matt Dennien

Organising an event?  What do you need to know about making an event that welcomes everybody? The Australian Digital Inclusion Alliance (ADIA) offer a checklist to help you be sure you've covered all the bases regarding accessible infrastructure,  language, catering and tech. ADIA say, "Meetings and events are critical for presentation, consultation, sharing information, gaining …

EVENT: National Arts and Disability Strategy consultation d/l Dec 3

People with disabilities, mental health issues and organisations are invited to write a submission to the National Arts and Disability Strategy, deadline is December 3. https://www.arts.gov.au/have-your-say/national-arts-and-disability-strategy You can fill in a survey, or make a formal submission. Surveys here: people with disability including a mental health condition organisations carers of people with disability They have …

EVENT: Fostering your station’s accessibility @ #CBAAconf2018

Find out what you can do to make your station more accessible, and engage a largely untapped font of new and enthusiastic volunteers! Sat November 10, 2018 at the 2018 Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Conference, Gold Coast Convention Centre. This workshop, presented by Kim Stewart (4ZZZ and CMTO) and Emma Couch (CMTO), Sancha Donald …

People of the Air radio group: people with cognitive differences making radio

Tim, Dominic and Michael form People of the Air in ABC studio

Since late 2015 a group of outspoken self-advocates from Brisbane have been making radio for the first time. Meeting once a month at the offices of WWILD or the Community Living Association, the group have interviewed a range of guests so far. Of interest to the Community Radio world is their interview with Steve Richardson. …