Wayne Hawkins

Disability Policy Advisor, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Wayne Hawkins is Director of Inclusion with the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN).joined ACCAN in 2010 as Disability Policy Advisor, and has led ACCAN’s work on telecommunications access for consumers with disability, telecommunications affordability and emergency services.  Prior to joining ACCAN Wayne was National Policy officer with Blind Citizens Australia. Wayne is a doctoral candidate at Sydney University researching Australian telecommunications and disability policies. Wayne has a Master in Public Policy from Sydney University and a Bachelors of Business Administration from City University of New York. Wayne has been blind since 2005 as a result of Retinitis Pigmentosa.

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