Accessibility

Last updated: 25 July 2019

Accessibility is very important to us. Please feel free to get in touch with us if you have any problems using this site, if the document you need is not in a format you can access, or if you have any comments or questions. You can email us on website@oaic.gov.au or visit Contact us for more options.

Accessibility tips for this site

Many of these features require JavaScript.

Skip links

Every page starts with a skip link: “Skip to main content”.

Search: suggested pages

There is a search field at the top of every page. When you type into it, a list of links to suggested pages will be displayed after the search — you can navigate this list with the down arrow, or press Esc to close it.

Main menu

You can navigate the main menu using the Tab key. Each top-level menu link is followed by a button to toggle its submenu. Press Enter to open and close each submenu. You can also press Esc to close the submenus.

ARIA landmarks

Our site has the following ARIA landmarks:

  • Banner (contains quick links, including back to Home and Contact us)
  • Main menu (navigation)
    • Search
  • Page Content (main)
    • Sidebar (complementary) shows related pages, and table of contents
  • Beta feedback (complementary) (this is a temporary module to give us feedback on the beta site)
  • Content info (this is the footer)
    • navigation (contains News and media, and other forms of engaging with us)

Long text descriptions

If an image has a long text description (for instance, charts or infographics), there will be a link following the image that jumps you to it. For example, Figure 1 in the 2017 Community Attitudes to Privacy Survey.

How to resize text

It’s easy to resize text in modern browsers by zooming in and out of the page.

Zoom in

  • Hold down the Ctrl key then press the + key; or
  • Hold down the Ctrl key then scroll the mousewheel away from you.

Zoom out

  • Hold down the Ctrl key then press the - key; or
  • Hold down the Ctrl key then scroll the mousewheel towards from you.

Reset the zoom level

  • Press the Ctrl and 0 (zero) keys at the same time.

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