Accessibility

This website has been designed by the Technology and Industry Advisory Council to be as accessible to as many users as possible, including:

  • People with disabilities who may use assistive technologies
  • Those with slower internet connections or less than state of the art equipment
  • Rural and regional users
  • Those with non-PC internet devices including hand held devices and mobile phones.

The accessibility features available on this site include:

  • The ability to resize text on the screen to make it easier to read
  • Printer-friendly pages.

This page covers important guides to using this web site in an effort to improve accessibility:

  • Text Resizing – how to change the text size displayed on the screen within the browser to enhance readability
  • Printer friendly – how to print web pages from this web site and
  • Plug-ins requirement – how to install plug-ins to access documents on this website.

Text resizing

There are two ways to change the size of the text on this website.  The easiest way (if you have JavaScript enabled), is to use these buttons located on the top right hand corner of the page.

To make the text larger, click on the A+ button and to make the text smaller simply click on the A- button.

You can also change the size of the text displayed by changing the settings in your browser.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher

Select View menu, click on Text Size and choose a size from the options largest to smallest

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.2 or higher (Macintosh)

Click View menu, click on Text Zoom and choose a size from the options 50% - 300% or larger or smaller

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher

Select View menu, click on Internet Options and choose Fonts and change the size to Small or Large

Netscape 6.0, and 4.0 or higher

Select Edit menu and click on Preferences. A new window will open. Select Appearance from the left hand side menu within the new window. Under Fonts reset the size (for example, 10, 12, 14 and so on)

Firefox

Select View menu, click on Text size and choose either Increase or Decrease the font size

Mozilla

Select View menu, click on Text Zoom, and choose a percentage size or select Larger or Smaller

Opera

Select View menu, click on Zoom, and then select a size from the list

Safari

Select View menu and click Make Text Bigger to increase the font size or Make Text Smaller to reduce the font size.

Print friendly pages

You can print content pages on this site by selecting the ‘print page’ icon located at the top right hand side of the page – next to the text size buttons. This will open a new printer friendly version of the page in a new browser which you can print if you have a printer connected.

Plug-ins required

Documents available for download on this site are in Adobe PDF format. To view these documents you must have the Adobe PDF reader or Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer. The Adobe PDF reader is available for free download below.

Adobe PDF reader


This site also uses Adobe Flash. If you are having trouble viewing some of the images you will need the latest version which can be downloaded for free below. 

Adobe Flash

Page last updated at: 03:35 PM 02-Mar-2011