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10 June 2019

On Friday
7June, The Centre For Accessibility
won the award for Excellence in Professional Services at the 11th annual 2019
Fremantle Chamber of Commerce Business Awards
.

Dr Scott Hollier receiving Award on behalf of the Centre For Accessibility

The Awards were hosted at the Fremantle Esplanade Hotel by Rydges with the purpose of bringing together and rewarding the most unique, distinctive and inventive business leaders as one of the great celebrations for the Fremantle business community.

The Award
was given to the Centre For Accessibility as a result of its work in promoting
the importance of digital access through its training workshops and online resource.
The Centre was founded in 2018 initially as a partnership between Fremantle-based
organisations DADAA, Media
On Mars
and Digital Access Specialist Dr
Scott Hollier
.

The full
list of winners
from the 2019 Fremantle business Awards are as follows:

  • City
    Of Fremantle Leadership Award Sustainable Enterprise: The Raw Kitchen-Zero
    Store
  • City
    Of Fremantle Leadership Award Destination Marketing Campaign: Fremantle Ports
    Quay To Summer Campaign
  • Tams
    Excellence Award Marine, Engineering & Defence Industry: Ikad Engineering
  • Excellence
    Award Professional Service: Centre For Accessibility
  • Notre
    Dame Excellence Award Innovation: Wa Maritime Museum
  • Award
    For Outstanding Event: City Of Fremantle – Street Arts Festival 2019
  • Telstra
    Award For Best Retail: Glen Cowans Fine Art Photography Gallery
  • Afa
    Award For Best Attraction: Wa Maritime Museum-The Antarctica Vr Experience
  • Peoples
    Choice Award: Percy Flint
  • Business
    Of The Year: Wa Maritime Museum
  • Business
    Foundations Scholarship Winner: The Raw Kitchen – Zero Store
Dr Scott Hollier holding Award trophy

In a tweet on the night, Dr Scott Hollier stated that it was a privilege to represent the Centre For Accessibility in receiving the award. The Centre is continuing to explore new opportunities in promoting the importance of digital access with its recent launch of the Australian Access Awards, the first Australian national awards dedicated to the celebration of best practice in the use of accessible websites and apps.

The Centre for Accessibility is a joint project by Media on Mars, DADAA and Dr Scott Hollier and is funded by the Department of Communities, Disability Services.

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