Telecommunications (Emergency Call Service) Amendment Determination 2009
A submission by ACCAN to the Australian Communications and Media Authority regarding the Telecommunications (Emergency Call Service) Amendment Determination (2009).
ACCAN believes that, by mandating the provision of location information for emergency calls from mobile phones, the Amendment is likely to result in better outcomes for the many people in Australia who use a mobile phone to make emergency calls.
Connecting Us All: The Role of the National Disability Strategy
A submission by ACCAN about the National Disability Strategy.
Articles 9 and 21 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disability articulate the role of communications in making sure that people with disability enjoy human rights, freedoms and respect like other people. The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) believes that access to information and communication services are an essential tool for all people with disability to be able to participate to the fullest extent possible in Australian society.