Australian Government departments are obliged by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (link is external) to ensure that online information and services are accessible by people with disabilities. Departments are also required to make online resources accessible to people with technical constraints, such as older browsers and lower speed Internet connections.

This website aims to conform to Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2 (WCAG 2.0) (link is external), developed by the Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) (link is external).

This website has been developed to display adequately on all commonly used and supported browsers and to work effectively with accessibility hardware and/or software. The site has been designed to be responsive on a wide range of platforms and resolutions.  The site is best viewed at 1920px wide but will scale down to 320px wide.

For technical reasons and to meet some legal requirements, this web site has a limited number of documents that cannot be provided in HTML or other alternative formats. In such cases, contact details have been provided for the supply of alternative formats.

If you encounter accessibility difficulties with this website, please contact us via our online feedback form or

Website Manager - State of the Environment
Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601

phone: +61 2 6274 1111