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Accessibility

Accessibility is about making all information on a website available to every visitor regardless of their ability or disability. This site has been designed and developed to make the content available to as many users as possible, including:

  • people with disabilities who may use assistive technologies
  • people with slower internet connections or older equipment
  • rural and regional users
  • people who need assistance with translation, or have a hearing, sight or speech impediment.

We are committed to producing high-quality and meaningful information, and achieving optimum website usability and accessibility. This includes meeting world-recognised web content accessibility standards.

The accessibility features available on this site include:

  • access keys
  • skip links
  • a logical tab order to navigate using assistive technologies.

Access keys are keyboard shortcuts and deliver quick access to important links on this site without using your mouse. Access keys may benefit people with motor skill difficulties who use assistive technologies.

Access keys are keyboard shortcuts and deliver quick access to important links on this site without using your mouse.

Access keys may benefit people with motor skill difficulties who use assistive technologies.

How to use access keys:

PC/Windows: press 'alt + access key number' to highlight link, then 'enter' to go to the corresponding page.

Macintosh: press 'control + access key number' to highlight link, then 'return' to go to the corresponding page.

The access keys used on psc.qld.gov.au are:

Skip links

If you are using an assistive technology such as a screen reader to browse this site, skip links are provided at the beginning of the page to allow you to move quickly to key information such as the primary navigation, secondary navigation or content.

The links are not visible in a graphical browser but can be access as the first links in the tab order for each page.

Tab order

The Public Service Commission has a logical tab order for navigating without a mouse. Use the tab key on your keyboard to move to the next link or field.

Use shift plus tab to move backwards, and the enter key to follow links and submit forms. Most browsers support these functions.

Interpreter services

If you need an interpreter please call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 13 14 50 and have them contact the PSC Advisory Service on 1300 038 472.

If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment:

  • TTY users phone 13 36 77, then ask for 13 23 80
  • Speak-and-listen users phone 1300 555 727^, then ask for 13 23 80
  • Internet relay users connect to the National Relay Service, then ask for 13 23 80
Last updated:
3 May, 2016
Last reviewed:
12 March, 2013

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