vic.gov.au has been developed to ensure its content is available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features. By adhering to guidelines for accessible web design, the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web-users in the community is acknowledged. vic.gov.au strives to maintain conformance to W3C’s “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines”.
vic.gov.au is committed to assisting people with disabilities to access the vic.gov.au website. Accessibility audits of the website are undertaken with each major design change – the most recent in December 2012 found that the vic.gov.au website conforms to W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 at Level AA.
In addition the website also conforms to the Victorian Government Websites Principles and Requirements.