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Queensland Narrating Service is one of a handful of non-profit organisations in Australia which produce audio material for people with print disabilities. Queensland Narrating Service acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work. We pay respect to them and their elders, both past and present.

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*Partnering with the State Library of Queenslands Indigenous Languages Unit. QNS staff travelled to Mackay with the State Library of Queensland’s Indigenous Languages Project team, to run a basics-recording workshop with Yuwibara descendants.

*NDIS Asks the Impossible of Those it Serves. The mess that is the National Disability Insurance Scheme can be traced directly back to its many design faults.

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Here are some of the latest books added to the catalogue:
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Almost true stories for a post-truth world.

A Manhattan party on election night. Liberal media types gather with big grins and high-end canapés to watch the Trump-Clinton results come in, expecting a smooth victory for Hillary. Click to continue…

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It has been twenty years since Ava Langdon published her much-lauded novel The Apple Pickers. Now, she leads a reclusive life in the Blue Mountains, with two rats and her typewriter as her companions. Click to continue…

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Climate change. Pandemics. Catastrophic Volcanoes. Should we just give up and accept our doom? Absolutely not. Homo Sapiens will survive the next mass extinction. Click to continue…

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There’s a hill out the back of Joey’s house. Hardly anyone goes there—it’s not a beautiful place, just a covered-over old rubbish tip. But Joey likes it up there. It’s his hill—somewhere he likes to go to wonder about life. He longs to be the best at something, to be a famous astronaut, or mountain climber, to stand out. Click to continue…