This website has been designed to be as accessible as possible and compatible with the types of adaptive technology used by people with disabilities, including screen readers.
We have noted the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (version 2.0, December 2008) published by W3C, and have endeavoured to meet as many of the following standards as possible:
WCAG 2 at a glance, from the W3C website, April 2010
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- Provide text alternatives for non-text content
- Provide captions and alternatives for audio and video content
- Make content adaptable; and make it available to assistive technologies
- Use sufficient contrast to make things easy to see and hear
- Make all functionality keyboard accessible
- Give users enough time to read and use content
- Do not use content that causes seizures
- Help users navigate and find content
- Make text readable and understandable
- Make content appear and operate in predictable ways
- Help users avoid and correct mistakes
- Maximize compatibility with current and future technologies
The specific features mentioned below, are intended to help improve the browsing experience of this site.
Access keys are keyboard shortcuts that replace the mouse for navigation. For this website, you can use:
[s] Skip to main content
 Home page
 Accessibility (this page)
[c] Jump to the top of page
[n] Jump to this section's navigation
Depending on your browser type use one of the following:
Google Chrome: For the latest advice on using access keys go the Google Chrome Help page. Further information on keyboard and mouse shortcuts can be found on the Google Chrome website.
Firefox (2 and 3): Hold down the Alt and Shift keys and select the number/letter of the access key. Further information on keyboard shortcuts can be found on the Mozilla Firefox website.
Internet Explorer: Hold down the Alt key and select the number/letter of the access key, then press ENTER. Further information on Internet Explorer 7 keyboard shortcuts can be found on the Microsoft website. Further information on Internet Explorer 8 keyboard shortcuts can be found on the Microsoft website.
Please note your browser may not support access keys.
Navigating this Site
To navigate through this site, please use the top bar menu to choose a section and then the menu on the left-hand side of the page. Your screen reader will read the menu to you and provide access to the tools on this page. To further aid navigation we have a comprehensive site map and incorporate a ‘See also’ feature throughout to point you to other related pages of interest.
Printing a Page
To print a page, a) use the print button in your browser toolbar, b) select File/Print from the browser menu, or c) press and hold Ctrl and press the 'p' key.
You may change the font size of this site to your preference by using your browser text settings or by pressing the CTRL key and moving the scroller wheel on your mouse (if your mouse supports it). If you want to change the font size in your Internet Explorer web browser, select View, Text Size, and then your preferred size.
You may import your own stylesheet into this website. In Explorer select Tools, then Internet Options, and then Accessibility. Next click on any or all of three checkboxes to ignore colours, font styles or font sizes. In the same window you can change your stylesheet by clicking the checkbox that says, 'format document using my stylesheet' then simply browse to your stylesheet and click OK.