New Horizons program 346

This week on program 346 of New Horizons, Samantha Marsh speaks with Rikki Chaplin, newly appointed presenter of New Horizons and
with Peter Greco, the presenter of various programs on radio 5RPH Adelaide. Peter also records interviews for SoundAbout and New Horizons for Blind Citizens Australia.

The direct link to listen is Listen to Program 346 and to download is Download Program 346

New Horizons is Blind Citizens Australia’s weekly radio program. It can be heard on RPH and community radio stations throughout Australia. Broadcast times and stations are at http://wp.me/P4cPvC-1K

New Horizons can also be heard over the Internet from the Blind Citizens Australia web site at http://www.bca.org.au

And on the Global Voice at http://theglobalvoice.info.

New Horizons is produced at the studios of Vision Australia Radio in Melbourne. Blind Citizens Australia thanks Vision Australia
for their technical Support and for the use of their resources. You can visit Vision Australia on the web at http://www.visionaustralia.org

New Horizons program 345

This week on program 345 of New Horizons, Samantha Marsh speaks with Graeme Samuel, Chair of the Taxi Services Commission of Victoria.

The direct link to listen is Listen to program 345 and to download is Download program 345

New Horizons is Blind Citizens Australia’s weekly radio program. It can be heard on RPH and community radio stations throughout Australia. Broadcast times and stations are at http://wp.me/P4cPvC-1K

New Horizons can also be heard over the Internet from the Blind Citizens Australia web site at http://www.bca.org.au

And on the Global Voice at http://theglobalvoice.info.

New Horizons is produced at the studios of Vision Australia Radio in Melbourne. Blind Citizens Australia thanks Vision Australia
for their technical Support and for the use of their resources. You can visit Vision Australia on the web at http://www.visionaustralia.org

Inaccessible CAPTCHA

Inaccessible CAPTCHA

ACCAN has published a pro forma letter on their website which you can use to inform businesses and organisations who continue to use inaccessible CAPTCHA that they are barring many people from accessing their site.

It is an easy to complete form which can be downloaded and filled in and then emailed or posted to the organisation with the inaccessible CCAPTCHA.

The letter is at

https://accan.org.au/news-items/hot-issues/781-captcha-what-you-can-do

Regards

Wayne Hawkins
Disability Policy Advisor

Australian Communications

Consumer Action Network

Suite 402

Level 4, 55 Mountain St

Ultimo NSW 2007

Ph: 02 9288 4000

Direct: 02 9288 4003

Mobile: 0412 543 016

Fax: 02 9288 4019

TTY: 02 9281 5322

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New Horizons program 344

This week on program 344 of New Horizons, Samantha Marsh speaks with Steven Hurd, Client Quality Business Systems Manager with Guide Dogs Victoria, about taxi issues for dog guide users.

The direct link to listen is Listen to Program 344 and to download is Download Program 344

New Horizons is Blind Citizens Australia’s weekly radio program. It can be heard on RPH and community radio stations throughout Australia. Broadcast times and stations are at http://wp.me/P4cPvC-1K

New Horizons can also be heard over the Internet from the Blind Citizens Australia web site at http://www.bca.org.au

And on the Global Voice at http://theglobalvoice.info.

New Horizons is produced at the studios of Vision Australia Radio in Melbourne. Blind Citizens Australia thanks Vision Australia
for their technical Support and for the use of their resources. You can visit Vision Australia on the web at http://www.visionaustralia.org

Soundabout May 2014

the May addition of SoundAbout is now available.

Please find following, two links. One to Listen To and the other to Download the May 2014 edition of Soundabout. Please choose the one which best suits your needs. We hope you enjoy listening to this.

The contents of this edition are as follows:

· Marian Jones speaks with BCA President, Greg Madson about the BCA Website update

· Sue Hastie speaks with BCA Executive Officer, Rosemary Boyd for a national office update

· Rikki Chaplin speaks with BCA National Policy Officer, Lauren Henley for a policy update

· Peter Greco speaks with Jessica Gallagher, vision impaired winter Olympian on her success and experience at the recent games

· Sue Hastie speaks with Janene Sadhu, committee member of the National Womens Branch for an update

· Marian Jones speaks with Cathy Horner about her new role on the National Womens Branch Committee

· Peter Greco speaks with Prof Jan Lovie-Kitchen who attended the recent 11th international Conference on Low Vision held in Melbourne

· Rikki Chaplin speaks with Graham Pamplin about his work teaching vision impaired people to use adaptive technology in Queensland

· Sue Hastie speaks with Dale Rearden about his research into workplace discrimination against people with disabilities

· Peter Greco speaks with Michele Griffin about the upcoming BCWA State Forum.

· Rosemary Boyd speaks about this year’s Onkyo Braille Contest.

· Diary Dates

SoundAbout, May 2014 – listen or download