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From: <Andrew.Arch@visionaustralia.org.au>
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2003 00:29:59 +1100
To: wai-eo-editors@w3.org
Cc: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, achuter@teleservicios.com
Message-ID: <OFA9411FA7.2D2965AA-ONCA256CCD.00495512@domino.bigpond.com>
Please find below an updated Australia section to paste in:

      <li><strong>Commonwealth of Australia</strong></li>

      <li style="list-style: none">
        <ul>
          <li>Legislation: <a
          href
="http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/dda1992264/">
          Disability Discrimination Act 1992</a>;</li>

          <li>
            Responsible Ministries:

            <ul>
              <li><a href="http://www.ag.gov.au/">Attorney
              General's Department</a>;</li>

              <li><a href="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/">Human Rights
              and Equal Opportunity Commission</a>;</li>

              <li><a href="http://www.dcita.gov.au/">Federal
              Department of Communications, Information
              Technology and the Arts</a>,</li>
            </ul>
          </li>

          <li>
            Relevant documents:


        <ul>
          <li><a
              href
="http://www.govonline.gov.au/projects/standards/accessibility.htm">
            Government Online, Online Standards, Accessibility
Requirements</a>;</li>
          <li><a
              href
="http://www.govonline.gov.au/projects/standards/accessibility.htm">
            Guidelines for Commonwealth Information Published in Electronic
Formats</a>;</li>
          <li><a href
="http://www.noie.gov.au/projects/egovernment/Better_Practice/MWSGuide/mws_Index.htm%20">Commonwealth


            Guide to Minimum Web Site Standards</a></li>
          <li> Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC):
            <ul>
              <li><a href
="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/disability_rights/index.html%20">Disability
                Rights Page</a></li>
              <li><a
                  href
="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/disability_rights/standards/www_3/www_3.html">World


                Wide Web Access: Disability Discrimination Act Advisory
Notes</a>;</li>
              <li><a
                  href
="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/disability_rights/inquiries/ecom/ecomrep.htm">
                Accessibility of electronic commerce and new service
information
                technologies for older Australians and people with a
disability</a>;</li>
            </ul>
          </li>
        </ul>
          </li>

          <li>
            Additional information or comments:

            <ul>
              <li>"<a
              href="http://www.bca.org.au/ecrep.htm">Accessible
              E-Commerce in Australia</a>: A discussion paper
              about the effects of electronic commerce
              developments on people with disabilities" by Tim
              Noonan, for Blind Citizens Australia;</li>

              <li><a
              href
="http://scaleplus.law.gov.au/html/ddadec/0/2000/0/DD000120.htm">
              Decision of <acronym
              title="Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission"
               lang="en" xml:lang="en">HREOC</acronym> in SOCOG
              case</a>;</li>

              <li><a
              href="http://accessability.noie.gov.au/">Accessibility:
              Online Access for People with
              Disabilities</a>;</li>

              <li><a
              href
="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/media_releases/2002/56_02.html">
              Digital Divide Narrows for People with
              Disabilities</a> - HREOC Press Release October
              2002;</li>

              <li><a
              href
="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/media_releases/2002/72_02.html">
              Internet still covered under Australian
              Discrimination Law</a> - HREOC Press Release
              September 2002;</li>
            </ul>
          </li>
        </ul>
      </li>
    </ul>

Also attached is an Aust State document that should be able to be linked
to.

Andrew

(See attached file: Aust_State_Policies.html)

_________________________________
Dr Andrew Arch
Manager Online Accessibility Consulting, Vision Australia Foundation
Ph 613 9864 9222; Fax 613 9864 9210; Mobile 0438 755 565
http://www.visionaustralia.org.au/webaccessibility |
http://www.it-test.com.au/ | http://www.dc-anz.org/

Member, Education & Outreach Working Group,
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative
http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/




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