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Media Releases 

22 May 2023 – Australian Government urged to strengthen response on audio description

28 September 2022 – UN Calls for Australian TV Accessibility

29 August 2022Embracing Flexibility – The Benefits of Increasing Employment for People with Disability

1 August 2022National Organisation for People who are Blind or Vision Impaired Files Complaint Against NSW Electoral Commission

11 July 2022New Employment Symposium Focuses on Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

17 May 2022BCA Launches Entreprenurial Mindset Project

25 March 2022 – NSW Electoral Commission’s decision to decommission iVote

31 August 2021 – Hugh Jeffery Scholarship recipients announced

18 May 2021 – BCA launches new scholarship program

31 March 2021- BCA launches executive leadership program

31 January 2021 – Subsidised taxi and Uber fares for eligible Australians

23 June 2020 – Audio Description introduced to Australian TV after 25 year campaign

21 May 2020 – Launch of #BeThatPerson campaign

18 December 2019 – Calls for assistive technology for elderly NDIS recipients

16 December 2019 – Funding granted to provide Audio Description in Australia

10 November 2019 – CEO Emma Bennison’s submission to the NDIS royal commission

25 June, 2019 – NDIS recipients to receive communication in their preferred format

30 May, 2019 – BCA lobbies airlines to develop more inclusive policies

20 May, 2019 – An open letter to the incoming Morrison government