The Marrakesh Treaty on Counterpoint, Radio National

The Marrakesh Treaty on Counterpoint, Radio National

This radio segment was aired on Counterpoint, Radio National, on 4 December 2017, where Amanda Vandstone spoke with AIPI participant Fiona Phillips. Words from RN website: The Marrakesh Treaty which came into effect recently will help an estimated 285 million people worldwide have greater access to books published in accessible formats such as large print, braille or audio.  […]

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Marrakesh Treaty Comes into Force by Fiona Phillips

Marrakesh Treaty Comes into Force by Fiona Phillips

This article was originally published on the Australian Copyright Council’s news page.   Marrakesh Treaty Comes into Force by AIPI participant Fiona Phillips In September the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled will come into force.  Australia is among the countries who […]

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Accessible print for all: Sarah Runcie on the Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative

Accessible print for all: Sarah Runcie on the Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative

This interview was originally published on the Books + Publishing platform. In October Sarah Runcie from the Australian Publishers Association (APA) travelled to Tokyo to address the Advanced Publishing Lab at Keio University about the APA’s Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative (AIPI). She spoke to Books+Publishing about making publishing more inclusive and accessible for those with print disabilities. Can […]

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Funding boost for AIPI

Funding boost for AIPI

Originally published on the Australian Publishers Association news platform. The APA is pleased to announce that it has been successful in securing funds from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund for the production of two guides – one for publishers on inclusive publishing and one for non-government organisations on copyright. Introduction to Inclusive Publishing will cover […]

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World-leading book accessibility initiative creating the dignity to read

World-leading book accessibility initiative creating the dignity to read

Thirty individuals from more than 20 organisations met last week at Gilbert + Tobin Offices in Barangaroo, Sydney, for the third forum of the Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative (AIPI). The AIPI is uniquely comprised of representatives from libraries, publishers, authors, editors, print disability peak bodies, copyright experts, and government agencies. The AIPI reflected on two years of […]

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