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ACMA review of the Captioning Quality Standard

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released the final report on the review it has been conducting of television captioning standards.

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Under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992, the ACMA was required to conduct a review of the Captioning Quality Standard(link is external), which was introduced in 2013, and consider the differences between captioning for live, part-live and pre-recorded programs.

The final report(link is external) states that the ACMA received 11 submissions in response to its discussion paper, with nine of them supporting Option 1. The ACMA has decided to adopt Option 1, while also adding the following note to the standard.

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ACCESSIBILITY AS A DRIVER FOR QUALITY on Vimeo

Accessibility is a quality outcome of a good design and development practice. However, accessibility is commonly overlooked on product teams, or is considered a secondary or tertiary concern to be addressed at the end of product development. It can be difficult to get product teams to integrate accessibility into process and practice. Security and privacy are widely held as crucial to software and online services, in part due to their accompanying legal obligations. Can accessibility, with its legal imperatives, provide a driver for closer attention to designing quality user experiences, based on a solid development practices?…

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