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Website Accessibility Statement

Our website has been designed to be as accessible as possible to everyone who uses it. With this in mind the pages have been designed to conform to a minimum of Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Accessibility Initiative, the guidelines of which form the basis of the standards required by the Royal National Institute for the Blind and their "See it right" campaign.

Additionally we aim to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995 with respect to the provision of services online as required by the Disability Rights Commission. This Act states unambiguously that private and public sector websites must be accessible.

If you would like to comment on the accessibility of our site please contact us.

Accessibility features

  • Links are written to make sense when read out of context.
  • Relevant images used in this site have appropriate text equivalents.
  • Cascading style sheets have been used for visual layout.
  • Each page is constructed so that it can be read without style sheets.
  • This site uses relative font sizes to enable the user to specify "text size" in visual browsers.

Accessibility references

For further information on accessibility the following websites may prove useful:

Adobe Acrobat PDF Documents

Many documents and reports within the site are published in PDF (Portable Document Format).

Viewers with visual difficulties may find it useful to investigate services that improve the accessibility of Acrobat documents.