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Accessibility Statement

The Outback Communities Authority website has been designed with standards in mind. We have used web standards and designed the website to help maximise accessibility.

The site has been designed to meet or exceed the requirements of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) where possible. Some pages on the site meet all Priority 1, 2 and 3 checkpoints, with some meeting all Priority 1 and 2 checkpoints only. We intend to improve accessibility further over time.

General Browser Requirements

The Outback Communities Authority website makes use of JavaScript, cookies and (limited number of) pop-up windows. To use all functionality on this website your web browser must:

be configured to accept cookies
be configured to run JavaScript
allow pop-up windows. If you have any 'pop-up blocker' tools installed, you will need to either disable them or set them to allow content from in order to use certain functionality (such as the measure and identify tools in the mapping environment).

Recommended Browsers

We recommend you use a browser that supports web standards.

The Outback Communities Authority website has been tested with the following browsers which support numerous web standards including CSS, XHTML, and the DOM (a means of controlling the behavior of web pages):

Apple Safari (Mac OS X)
Microsoft Internet Explorer v6 or higher (Windows)
Mozilla Firefox, or other browsers stemming from the Mozilla project.
Google Chrome

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of browsers that support Web standards, nor a test of browser compliance, nor a side-by-side comparison of various manufacturers' browsers.

Older browsers can still access the Department's website, however, as browser technology has improved greatly in the last several years, they are not recommended.