Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, we must ensure that the information and services provided on our website are available to people with a disability. To meet this obligation, this site is working towards compliance with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) web accessibility standards level AA compliance.
This site has been designed and developed to ensure that its content is available 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.
Where possible, we prefer to provide information and services in HTML format to ensure maximum accessibility. But in some cases information has been supplied in PDF format.
To view or print PDF documents you will need the software Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded free of charge from www.adobe.com.
There is a known issue when using old versions of Adobe Acrobat reader - if you see a blank screen when you click on the link text of a PDF document, one of the following options can resolve the problem:
- download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader free of charge from www.adobe.com
- save the PDF document by right clicking your mouse on the link text, select 'Save target as' and save the PDF document to your preferred location; once saved to your preferred location you can view or print the PDF document.
Converting PDF documents to a more accessible format
To convert PDF documents to HTML or plain text formats use the online conversion tools provided by Adobe at www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/access_onlinetools.html.
Mapping solutions and data used within the site may be inaccessible to website assistive technologies.