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Policies Update - Australia [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

From: Arch, Andrew <Andrew.Arch@finance.gov.au>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 15:54:10 +1000
To: wai-eo-editors <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>
CC: Andrew Arch <andrew.arch@gmail.com>
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Hi Shawn,

Parred it back a bit.  Hoping my HTML is correct.

States to follow separately when I collect all the updates.

Speaking with NZ next week.

Andrew
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Andrew Arch
Assistant Director, Web Policy - Accessibility
Australian Government Information Management Office
Dept. Finance and Deregulation

p: 02 6215 1618 | w: www.finance.gov.au/agimo/

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  <h2><a name="Australia" id="Australia">Australia</a></h2>
  <p class="dated">(Updated August 2011)</p>
  <p class="intnavbar">Related  page: <a href="http://www.w3.org/WAI/Policy/AU-States.html">Australian States</a><br />
  </p>
  <p>Legislation: <a href="http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Series/C2004A04426">Disability Discrimination Act 1992</a><br />
  </p>
  <p>Responsible Ministry: <a href="http://www.ag.gov.au/">Attorney General's  Department</a>; <a href="http://www.humanrights.gov.au/">Australian Human Rights Commission</a><br />
  </p>
  <p class="listintro">Relevant documents:</p>
  <ul class="listafterpul">
    <li class="spacing">Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC): </li>
    <ul>
      <li class="spacing"><a href="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/disability_rights/index.html">Disability Rights Page</a></li>
      <li class="spacing"><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 class="spacing"><a href="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/disability_rights/dda_guide/dda_guide.htm">A Brief Guide to the [Australian] Disability Discrimination Act</a></li>
      <li class="spacing"><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>
      <li class="spacing"><a href="http://www.hreoc.gov.au/disability_rights/decisions/comdec/2000/DD000120.htm">Bruce Lindsay Maguire v Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games</a></li>
    </ul>
    <li class="spacing">Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) / Department of Finance and Deregulation</li>
    <ul>
      <li class="spacing"><a href="http://webguide.gov.au/accessibility-usability/accessibility/">Web Guide - Accessibility</a></li>
      <li class="spacing"><a href="http://www.finance.gov.au/publications/wcag-2-implementation/index.html">Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy</a></li>
      <li class="spacing"><a href="http://www.finance.gov.au/publications/pdf-accessibility-study/index.html">The Australian Government's study into the Accessibility of the Portable Document Format for people with a disability</a> (2010)</li>
    </ul>
    <li>Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)</li>
    <ul>
      <li class="spacing"><a href="http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/sa/disability/progserv/govtint/Pages/nds.aspx">National Disability Strategy</a> (2011)</li>
    </ul>
  </ul>
  <p class="listintro">Additional information:</p>
  <ul class="listafterpul">
    <li class="spacing"><a href="http://www.bankers.asn.au/Industry-Standards/default.aspx">Australian Bankers Association - Industry Standards</a><span style="color:red"> (Shawn, feel free to exclude - just suggested  as industry standards are of international interest)</span></li>
  </ul>
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