May 20 is Global Accessibility Awareness day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021 Every user deserves a first-rate digital experience on the web. Someone with a disability must be able to experience web-based services, content and other digital products with the same successful outcome as those without disabilities. This awareness and commitment to inclusion is the goal of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), …

Don’t have a ramp? Start your station accessibility journey digitally

Hopefully your station stairs aren't this rickety! You know you have that difficult door to the studio that catches your fingers, or a cracked path that could be a tripping hazard. And there's always the fact that your office is up some stairs with no other way to get access. These problems of accessability might …

Digital Transformation Agency: Make your digital content accessible to everyone

Digital content - websites, apps and software of the kind that many community radio stations might use to provide information to listeners and engage subscribers - is often not accessible to everyone. Every year the Digital Inclusion Index looks at the extent of digital access in the Australian population. https://digitalinclusionindex.org.au/the-index-report/report/ They comment that "digital inclusion …

All about radio reading at the Media Lab – CBAA conference 2019

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Want to develop a Radio Reading Program at your station? Join our hands-on MediaLab session - powered by the CMTO - at the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Conference in Melbourne next month. We're teaming up with the Community Media Training Organisation to help you diversify your audience, prepare your station for volunteers with disabilities, and start a radio …

“Diversity and inclusion” amongst a range of new one-day training courses from the CMTO

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Get some fresh training! The Community Media Training Organisation are offering a range of new short one-day training courses that can be adjusted to suit the accessibility needs of your volunteers. If you are a station manager or decision maker, now is the time to write your applications for training funding. Have a look at …

Quiz: how accessible and inclusive is your org?

The Access and Inclusion Index provides a snapshot of your organisations progress on accessibility.  Created by the Australian Network on Disability,  the index can help you identify key areas you can improve upon and offers free (and paid) help doing that through their resources and services. "The Access and Inclusion Index gives organisations insights into …