We are committed to ensuring that our website is usable and accessible to all visitors, including:
- people with disabilities
- people with language barriers
- people with technical constraints such as low speed internet connections.
This website has been developed to comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) Level AA. WCAG 2.0 is a technical standard developed under the Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
How do we test for accessibility?
As part of the website development process and ongoing website management, we use a range of tools and services to ensure our web content is accessible. These include:
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) online resources
- Vision Australia Colour Contrast Analyser
- WebAIM Colour Contrast Checker
- Assistive technologies
- User-centred features and designs
Policies and legislation
Accessibility requirements for websites are mandated under Australian government policy and legislation. The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 states that businesses and organisations must ensure that people with disabilities have the same fundamental rights to access information and services as others in the community. For more information please visit the Australian Government Accessibility Web Guide and the Australian Human Rights Commission World Wide Web Accessibility website.
We welcome your feedback on your experience using our website. If you can’t access our information online or would like to leave us a suggestion, please get in touch via our contact form and we’ll help.