Defence endeavours to make its web content as accessible as possible to the widest audience.  This includes those users who use assistive technology or accessibility features. By adhering to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 guidelines for accessible web design, we acknowledge the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web-users in the community.

If you are having difficulties accessing anything on this site please go to the Contact Us page and you can call the switch number and we will do our best to fulfil your request.

Browser Settings

Some commonly used browsers require different settings to allow users to make website more viewable. Pointers on how to make viewing websites more pleasant are found at the Media Access Australia (MAA) website. The MAA website has information and links to other websites that provide methods on altering text size, setting defaults for popular browsers and other tools.

Hints and Tips on making your web experience better


Reading PDF Documents

Defence has many users across both the Intranet (DRN) and the Internet (WWW) who read PDF documents through various browsers.

For information on accessing PDF documents with Assistive Technology please visit Adobe.