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Central aggregation site for government video video.gov.au

Government agencies have produced a substantial amount of videos over the years, that can help people solve their interaction challenges with government, get educated about new initiatives, access general news or find out other information. These videos tend to be well buried within agency sites. An additional exposure for those videos can be achieved through a government video portal along similar lines to the proposed ...more »

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Web 2.0 Accessibility Makeover

Parliament of Australia - Live Broadcasting (and Replays)

http://webcast.aph.gov.au/livebroadcasting/ > http://www.aph.gov.au/house/house_news/index.asp http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/whatsnew.asp - No synchronisation with Hansard (captions) - Individual videos not bookmarkable (understandable, given that they're only "available for approximately one month") - No MediaRSS feed? Other common accessibility issues with Flash-based content occurring: - Keyboard navigation ...more »

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PM's Media Gallery

http://www.pm.gov.au/Media_Centre/Multimedia This site already goes a long way towards accessibility efforts, but: - Individual videos aren't easily bookmarkable (unless you're using the MediaRSS feed) - No closed captions (but transcripts are available) - Clickable links to HTML transcript and WMV download appear to be rendered as (and require?) Flash player - Difficulties navigating current video with keyboard-only ...more »

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