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What's in a place?

Last week I met an incredibly inspiring woman, Sarah Brown from The Purple House. The Purple House is a charity located in Alice Springs, in the centre of Australia, providing services to indigenous people in remote Australia.
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Inclusive design for systems change

This month we saw the release of the banking and financial services royal commission and it got me thinking about systems and unintended consequences. Clearly, the banks wanted profits but also wanted to keep their customers and, one would hope, be good corporate citizens. Many banking and financial services institutions have at their core values to be customer focused, ‘doing what is right’ for customers, and acting with integrity. The results, however, were clearly less than ordinary.
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Adobe Symposium 2018 : Where Experience Makers Are Born

Adobe gathered the leading experience makers from around the word for the Adobe Symposium 2018, which occurred in Sydney. Across two days, over 3,500 people heard from rock-star marketers, creative professionals and luminaries who will share the latest strategies for bringing together creativity and data to transform and deliver incredible experiences. Featured brands included Accent Group, Coca-Cola, Westpac, eBay and Centre for Inclusive Design.
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Round Table Create Guidelines for E-Text

Round Table has created new guidelines for creating accessible E-Texts. When Round Table began the revision of their E-Text guidelines they quickly discovered that a complete refresh would better serve the community. The new guidelines, released in May, better reflect the advancements of E-Text whilst removing irrelevant sections or references to better inform the audience.
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WCAG2.1 is coming – have you planned ahead?

Think back to the online landscape in 2008 it is amazing how much has evolved over the last decade. The biggest shift being from desktop/laptop to handheld computing, such as the iPhone you are most likely reading this on. In 2008 your iPhone was a luxury, Twitter was brand new and YouTube wasn’t making millionaire influencers who play video games for a living. More importantly, we didn’t foresee the smartphone taking over pockets across the globe.
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Australian Finance Sector Setting Poor Example For Accessibility: Report

Digital accessibility is gaining increasing traction as an issue in Australia. But while advocates argue inclusive design should be standard practice, new research suggests many organisations are still lagging. Even a sector like finance, often considered a leader in accessibility, is struggling. This article is written by Joseph Brookes and appeared originally on Which-50 and has not been edited.
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Why is learning accessibility worthwhile?

Centre for Inclusive Design’s Matthew Putland reflects on learning about accessible code, and the positive benefits it can have on web design.
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What It's Like Being A Blind Photographer

Personally, I take photographs not despite being legally blind but because I am legally blind. My eyes do not have lenses but my camera does. It is my way of seeing detail in an otherwise blurry world. By using a digital camera and a computer I can enlarge and enjoy images of people, places, actions and events that would otherwise be alien to my eyes. It is how I make sense of the world.
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A Different Way To See Football

Football is the world's largest sport, connecting people across the globe to clubs they've never seen live or heard the roar from on game day. The beautiful game has a particularly high amount of fanatics who have a passion for the game and with the FIFA World Cup gaining an estimated 3.9 billion viewers you can understand why it is held in such regard. However, how would you enjoy the game if you couldn't see or hear?
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So what is Inclusive Design?

Inclusive Design (ID) is the forefront of design thinking and the key to winning the disruption game. But what is it?
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