CANAXESS Web and Digital Accessibility


If you are entering the procurement process to supply web-based products and services to the Australian Government, we can help you understand and navigate Government web accessibility requirements.

Australian Federal Government

Web accessibility is a mandatory requirement if you are intending to obtain Australian Federal Government business. It is primarily intended for websites and web-based service delivery and you will have to demonstrate how your products and services meet WCAG 2.0 conformance up to double A level. Failure to demonstrate web accessibility conformance could potentially exclude you from Government procurement.

...agencies should update ICT procurement processes, especially those relating to websites and web-based service delivery, to include specific web accessibility criteria, namely conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) Level AA. Accessibility for Web related ICT Procurements [PDF] link opens external program
Australian State and Territory Government

State and territory governments within Australia identify that WCAG 2.0 is an effective measurement for website accessibility and have similar policies requiring adherence to those guidelines.

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