Accessibility Statement


Accessible web design

The NSW Treasury website 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 current abilities of web users in the community.

The NSW Treasury website conforms to the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The pages on this site have been designed to meet the criteria for the WCAG Version 2.0 Level A.

All pages and documents on the website are audited nightly using Funnelback’s WCAG Compliance Auditor to ensure any potential accessibility issues are avoided.

The highest traffic pages of the site are also checked weekly using the following accessibility checkers:

Accessible Publications

All documents released on the NSW Treasury website are created to make them available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features.

All new documents uploaded to the NSW Treasury website are vetted for any potential accessibility issues and are made compliant to their relevant sufficient techniques outlined by the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

Many older documents have alternative formats provided to ensure users that experience difficulties with certain document types are not inconvenienced. All documents will be continually updated to ensure their accessibility is up to the relevant standards.

Standards compliance

This site meets all the coding criteria for compliance with W3C CSS (cascading style sheets) and XHTML 1.0 Transitional. Visit http://www.w3c.org for more information.

Reading PDF Files

Modern browsers will be able to open PDF Files within your browsing session. For older browsers, to read offline or if you are experiencing difficulties, download the latest version of the (free) Adobe Acrobat Reader from the Adobe website.

Contacts for accessibility issues

Although the every effort is made to ensure accessible content is provided on all areas of the website, if you experience any difficulty accessing or using a page or document please contact us by sending an email to the Web Administrator here or visit the contacts page for further information.