Blind advocates allege NSW’s removal of online voting system is a breach of human rights

Ellen Tilbury, a senior solicitor at PIAC, said it was crucial to Australia’s democracy that all members of society were able to fully participate in the electoral process.

“For people who are blind and vision impaired, iVote, the electronic assisted voting platform, enabled them to do that really for the first time independently and secretly, without the assistance of another person,” Tilbury told the Guardian.

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