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Everyone benefits from accessible design.

A clean and clear visual presentation helps everyone make sense of online information and functionality.

How to use your guide

  1. Follow the steps on each page. They aren't designed to be a list of everything you need to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). But they will cover some of the key things you need to know or do.
  2. Plan for accessibility and conduct accessibility testing throughout your visual design and development process.
  3. Take a short course - most are free.
  4. Check out the Australian Government Design System - it provides a set of tools to help designers and developers build better online solutions.
  5. Join the community - get or give advice and support.

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Page last updated: 22 June 2021