Profile20Picture2028129_0.jpg

SYN 90.7

Australia’s Book Famine

marrakesh-treaty

Australia’s existing copyright laws are restricting over 400,000 vision impaired Australians from purchasing a range of braille and audio books.

Legislation drafted last December has the ability to end this ‘book famine’.

But a lack of government action may see this period extended.

To find out what needs to happen next, reporter Rachael Ward spoke to former disability discrimination commissioner Graeme Innes.

 

Contributors

Rachael Ward

Tara Cosoleto
Category:
Topics:
Tags: , ,
Share

More by Panorama

HSR

Health star ratings: is your food as healthy as it seems?

By MIHIKA HEDGE For shoppers looking to save time in the supermarket, health star ratings have become somewhat of a salvation, but […]

Parliament_House_Canberra_(281004929)

Changes to citizenship test could disadvantage refugees

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently announced changes to the Australian Citizenship Test. Reporter Shannon Schubert finds out about these changes, and how they might affect […]

588f4285713ba11c008b5578-1024

One hundred days of Trump: How the 45th presidency is shaping up

On April 29, President of the United States, Donald Trump, will pass 100 days in office. Reporter Kelsey Rettino spoke to Lecturer […]