Accessibility

   

This website has been developed to ensure its content is available to the widest possible audience by complying with Level AA of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. We are in the process of transitioning to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

If you have issues or suggestions on how we can improve the accessibility of this website, please let us know via email:

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or by mail to:

Office of the Victorian Government Architect
Level 2, 20 Spring Street
Melbourne VIC 3002

Text size

To improve visibility, the website has been designed to allow for scalable fonts through your web browser's inbuilt controls. The size of text on the website can be increased through your browser by following these instructions:

  • Hold down the CTRL key and scroll up or down with your mouse wheel.
  • In Internet Explorer you can change the font size by selecting the 'View' menu item and then selecting the 'Text Size' option.You can also hold down the CTRL key and press the plus (+) or minus (-) keys, which will increase or decrease the entire page.
  • In Firefox you can change the font size by selecting the 'View' menu item and then selecting the 'Text Size' option. You can continue to increase or decrease the text size as needed. Firefox users can also hold down the CTRL key and press the plus (+) and minus (-) keys to increase or decrease the text size.
  • In Apple Safari, you can change the font size by selecting the 'View' menu item and then selecting either 'Make text bigger' or 'Make text smaller'. Safari users can also hold down the COMMAND key and press the plus (+) and minus (-) keys to increase or decrease the text size.

Documents

This website uses the popular Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) standard for presenting documents. The purpose of this format is to enable documents to be easily downloaded or printed, whilst keeping the original design and layout intact. We will provide content in Word documents and HTML content wherever possible.

Some Adobe PDFs on this website can be automatically read out loud. If you have sound on your computer and a recent version of Adobe, you can open the PDF document, select the 'View' option on the toolbar and then the 'Read out loud' command.

Browser compatibility

The display of this website in Internet Explorer 6 is not the intended format for delivery. Although we have aimed to make this site as cross-browser compliant as possible, some users on Internet Explorer 6 with low screen resolutions may not have access to some of the usability functions and optimal online features and dynamic navigation components.

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