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Accessibility

Accessibility is about making all information on a website available to every visitor regardless of their ability or disability.

This site has been designed and developed to make the content available to as many users as possible, including:

  • people with disabilities who may use assistive technologies
  • people with slower internet connections or older equipment
  • rural and regional users.

The Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel (OQPC) is committed to producing high-quality and meaningful information, and achieving optimum website usability and accessibility. This includes meeting world-recognised web content accessibility standards (external site).

The accessibility features available on this site include:

  • PDFs (accessibility options offered by the free downloadable Adobe Acrobat Reader software)
  • BrowseAloud enabled website (allows webpages and documents to have greater accessibilty compliance)

Go to the help page  for more information about each of these accessibility features.

If you're still having trouble accessing the information you want, please contact us at webmaster@legislation.qld.gov.au  and let us know how we can help you.

 

This statement relates to content available on the Queensland legislation website www.legislation.qld.gov.au. If you have any questions or comments about this statement, the content on this site, or experience difficulties accessing it, please contact the webmaster.
 


Accessible web design

This site has been developed to ensure content is available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features. By adhering to guidelines for accessible web design, we acknowledge the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web-users in the community.

OQPC strives to maintain conformance to W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The public pages on this site meet the criteria for AA compliance with WCAG guidelines, and has been checked using Bobby and the Wave 3.0 Accessibility Tool.


Standards compliance

This site meets all the coding criteria for compliance with W3C CSS (cascading style sheets) and HTML 4.01 Transitional. For example, check the home page for HTML validity. Visit www.w3c.org for more information.


 


Last updated 15 September 2017 at 18:16