We follow W3C standards - a set of global standards designed to make content available to everyone. We have also followed:
- the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative guidelines
- the Australian Government Information Management Office's mandatory requirements for Australian Government agencies.
We have documents available in HTML and PDF.
The styling of this site is designed to make the content scalable to fit different screen resolutions.
This site will display correctly in major browsers.
The text is scalable, allowing it to be resized in the browser window.
Print style sheets are provided to make printed pages clear and free from unnecessary material not required to be reproduced in print versions.
Links are friendly urls and have meaningful link text which can be read by screen readers.
This website has a ‘AA' conformance rating, as set out in the W3C web content accessibility guidelines.
Some material on this site is available in PDF format. We use PDFs because they're portable, printable and reasonably accessible. A free PDF reader can be downloaded here.
Users can also email the link of a PDF document to Adobe for conversion:
- Click on the link and open the PDF you wish to convert.
- Copy and paste the URL of the PDF document into the body of an email to:
Accessibility and PDF files
If you are vision impaired, go to Adobe's screen-reader compatible download page. You may also find it helpful to download the Adobe Access plug-in which supports Windows text reading programs.
For more information on PDF document accessibility go to Adobe's website.
All navigation on this site is fully accessible without Javascipt, Cascading Style Sheets or graphical images. The navigation is accessible to screen readers.
Images on this site have meaningful alternative ‘alt' tags which can be read by screen readers. There may be older content on this site which does not contain any ‘alt' tags.
The Office strives to make this site accessible to all but there is older content which is not fully accessible. Should you require a more accessible version please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accessibility help - Contact Us
Accessibility of this website is very important to the OAIC. If you have any problems using this site or have any comments, feedback or questions, please email us at email@example.com.