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Top 5 accessible travel destinations to visit post-lockdown

21 Sep 2021
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As we eagerly await the news of travel becoming a reality again, we explore some of the best accessible travel destinations to check out! Read more here

Improving accessibility: the business case

18 Aug 2021
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While many businesses have suffered huge financial blows due to the pandemic with many even closing up shop, others have found ways to sustain themselves by adapting and diversifying their businesses and services. Read more here

Creating inclusion at the Australian Reptile Park…everyone can smile at a crocodile!

25 Sep 2020
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Earlier this year I received an invite to visit the Australian Reptile Park at Somersby, NSW to discuss making their visitor experience even more accessible and inclusive for people with disability. Read more here

Creating Inclusive Digital Spaces

24 Sep 2020
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Designing a new website? About to promote your latest product on social media? Have you thought about making your digital spaces more useable for people with disability? Read more here

Alanna Julian – Staying connected during COVID-19

06 Aug 2020
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We’d like you to meet Alanna Julian. Alanna works as an Inclusion Project Officer and is passionate about advocating for the inclusion of people with a disability. Alanna shares with us some of her simple ideas for staying connected during COVID-19. Read more here

New improvements to the Better Access Map

10 Jul 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic may have stopped our team from visiting venues and adding more accessible places to the Better Access Map, but it hasn’t stopped us from making some pretty awesome improvements and adding some snazzy new features! Read more here

Celebrating the year of welcome together

16 Jun 2020
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Refugee Week 2020 (14-20 June) is a chance to celebrate the contributions that refugees have made to Australia. Read more here

How Better Access Map helps to take the guesswork out of going out for the blind or vision impaired

01 Jun 2020
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Imagine doing your shopping when you can’t see… How would you locate the items you want? Or know where the cash register is? But being blind or vision impaired doesn’t automatically mean you lose your independence. Read more here

Quick tips for making your social media posts more inclusive

21 May 2020
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With the majority of us staying at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, communication through digital technology is more apparent in our daily lives than ever before. Read more here

From under the COVID-19 doona I wonder… will ‘normal’ mean inclusive?

18 May 2020
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Are you flinging the COVID-19 doona off quickly, sliding one toe out or pulling it up over your head? Whatever your approach, we are all laying here wondering how our lives might change as we fold the doona and put it away. Read more here

Tourette Syndrome Awareness Week

06 May 2020
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Monday 4th May to Sunday 10th May is Tourette Syndrome Awareness Week. We spoke with Hayley, a 21 year old uni student, to highlight what life is like when you have Tourette Syndrome (TS). Hayley talked to us about some of the common misconceptions. Read more here

Welcome to the Better Access Map blog!

11 Apr 2020
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Hello & Welcome to our first blog post! We have been around for a little while now so we thought it was time for us to tell you a bit about how the Better Access Map began. Read more here