Gerry Neustatl, smiling, accepts the award for the ABC

Winners of the 2019 Australian Access Awards were announced at an awards ceremony in Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 December 2019. The ABC NEWS app from Australian Broadcasting Corporation was recognised as Government App of the Year and overall Accessible App of the Year. triple j app was a finalist for Government App of the Year.

Our own Gerry Neustatl, principal accessibility advisor to the ABC for both of these apps, was himself a finalist for 2019 Accessibility Person of the Year.