Web Accessibility

Any accessibility features that we've implemented into this site as well as any limitations the site may have are recorded below.

Visual Impairments

Users with visual impairments or users using assistive technology devices may wish to view the site in Text View.  This view displays the site content without CSS styles and does not require the use of JavaScript to render content. The Text View also displays site content first with menus and other links near the bottom of the page.  Quick navigation links are also provided to move to different sections of the page easily. Switch to Text View Now.

Resolution

The recommended resolution for viewing this site in visual browsers is 1024 x 768px 32bit colour or higher. The site has been built adopting web standards guidleines therefore it's best viewed in a modern standards compliance browser such as Internet Explorer 7 or Mozilla Firefox.

Design

This site makes use of the following design features:

  • This site allows users to select from two different viewing methods: Full Graphic, and Text View. 
  • This site uses CSS for visual layout. For optimal viewing, it is recommended that you use a browser with CSS2 support, such as Internet Explorer 6 or better, or Mozilla Firefox.
  • This site uses relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers. The recommended "text size" for viewing this site in a visual browser is medium or 100%.
  • If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets, the content of each page will still be readable.

Standards Compliance

By designing this site according to web standards, the content of this web site is made available to a wider range of people and technologies.

As a result, the pages on this site adhere to the following standards:

  • Every effort has been made to make sure that pages on this site comply to at least the W3C WCAG Priority 1 Guidelines.
  • All pages on this site should validate as XHTML and CSS2.
  • All pages on this site use structured semantic markup. <h1> tags are used for the main page heading, <h2> tags for section headings, <h3> tags for subheadings, <li> tags for list items, etc