The National Archives of Australia strives to ensure content is available to the widest possible audience. By adhering to guidelines for accessible web design, we acknowledge the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web users in the community.
This website is XHTML-compliant and makes full use of cascading style sheets (CSS). It will look best on recent browsers, but will display adequately on all commonly used browsers.
The website is mainly text-based, so we have not offered a text-only version of the site. The website can be read by braille readers and other assistive technologies.
The website is designed for a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 but will scale to both higher and lower screen resolutions.
We are committed to providing information in alternate formats, including transcripts for audio and video files.
The technical and content standards we work to are:
- XHTML 1.0 Transitional
- CSS 2.0
- the Australian Government Web Publishing Guide
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 published by the W3C
This website complies with the Australian Government Locator Service (AGLS) Metadata Standard. The standard, developed by the National Archives of Australia, is a set of 19 descriptive elements that are used to improve the visibility and accessibility of services and information over the internet.