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ACCAN and Telstra's M-Enabling Australasia 2013 conference, being held on 14-15 August in Sydney, will feature a technology showcase where you'll be able to get your hands on an array of accessible products including an indoor mapping app for the blind and the SOS Mobile Watch for the elderly.

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The backlash by industry groups against long-overdue data breach reporting laws would be worrying if it wasn’t so predictable.

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Google will be holding an interactive seniors workshop at ACCAN and Telstra's upcoming M-Enabling Australasia 2013 conference, being held on 14-15 August in Sydney. This is the perfect opportunity for seniors of all technical abilities to ask Google volunteers some questions and learn plenty of valuable new skills.

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Now is the time to register for the first M-Enabling initiative in the southern hemisphere, M-Enabling Australasia 2013, being held on 14-15 August in Sydney.

Why come along? This is the perfect opportunity for consumers, app developers, manufacturers, mobile service providers, government and other users to share their ideas and learn how smartphones and tablets can be made accessible for people with disability and older consumers – a relatively untapped market of millions of people.

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ACCAN is once again renewing its membership base, and we want you to join our cause. Our place as Australia's watchdog for communications consumers relies on the strength of our diverse membership base, which is why we're asking you to become an ACCAN member, or renew your existing membership.

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Did you know that the quality standards and safeguards governing your traditional landline service do not apply to voice over IP (VoIP) products?

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Australia's peak blindness organisations have been working with the Australian Electoral Commission over the past several years to secure a fundamental human right for Australians who are blind or vision impaired – access to an independent, secret and verifiable ballot in the federal election.

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People experiencing homelessness, Aboriginal youth and the Deaf community are among the consumers set to benefit from this year's ACCAN grants scheme.

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Great news! The communications regulator, the ACMA, has released a new captioning standard designed to make television more accessible to people who are deaf or hearing impaired.

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