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Accessibility

​We want our web site to be as accessible as possible and strive to conform at a minimum to Level Double-A compliance as specified by the Web Accessibility Initiative.

This also involves implementing several selected Priority 3 checkpoints required to make the site Level Triple-A standard.

Accessibility features

  • Links are written to make sense when read out of context.
  • All images used in this site have appropriate text equivalents.
  • Cascading style sheets have been used for layout and presentation.
  • 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.
  • The colour contrast we use on the site makes it more accessible and readable.
    A site map has been included to provide information about the general layout of the site.
  • Tab sequence is in a logical order and is visually identified by a thin blue border.

Accessibility references

Disability Discrimination Act 1995

W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0