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Access to telecommunications services

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Commission resources

Papers from the Commission's telecommunications forum, 28 November 2003

Record of key points of discussion
Attorney-General's opening address
Commissioner Ozdowski's speech

AAPT - Equipment Program (MS Word)
ACA - mobile TTY (MS Word zipped) (note: large file 1.8MB)
ACA - new generation text terminals (MS Word zipped) (note: large file 1.8MB)
ACA - payphone review ((MS Word)
ACA - provision of telecommunications products and services (MS Word)
TATA ACE - Cover Statement (MS Word)
ACE - Telecommunications Hub (MS Word)
AMTA - recommendation 20 paper (MS Word)
DCITA - Expansion of section 593 grants program (MS Word)
DCITA - IDP AccessAbility and s593 paper (MS Word)
Deafness Forum - Payphones Access interim position statement (MS Word)
Australian Human Rights Commission- DDA and Telecommunications (MS Word)
Australian Human Righs Commission - Disability Standards discussion paper .(MS Word)
Australian Human Rights Commission - Issues (MS Word)
Optus - various topics (MS Word) (note: large file 800KB)
TEDICORE, ACA WG - Disability Standards WG principles (MS Word)
TEDICORE - Disability Equipment Program (MS Word)
Telstra - recommendations 3, 25 IDP paper (PDF)
Telstra - recommendations 7-8 DEP paper (PDF)
Telstra - recommendation 7 SMS paper (PDF)
Telstra - recommendation 21 videotelephony paper (PDF)
Telstra - recommendations 22, 23 payphones paper (PDF)

United States regulatory material

U.K. policy

UK telecommunications regulator OFCOM Disability Equality Scheme

Other resources and links

Action plans

The latest versions of the Telstra and Optus action plans are linked from our action plan register