Accessibility

Surf Life Saving NSW is committed to ensuring our website is accessible for all Australians.

The Surf Life Saving NSW website strives to achieve conformance with WCAG 2.0 Level AA and in doing so, has been optimised to be inclusive as possible. The website and its content are constantly evolving and efforts are made to ensure usability across all aspects of the site. If you have accessibility issues, please contact us on 02 9471 8000 or contact us.

Information for developers of how people with disabilities navigate websites using assistive technology can be found on the Access iQ website. For people with disabilities, information on inbuilt computer desktop accessibility features and assistive technology can be found on the Media Access Australia website.

As 20% of Australians suffer from one or more disabilities our website strives to be available for all people, including those with:

  • Vision impairment (e.g. low vision or colour blindness)
  • Physical impairment affecting the ability to use a mouse or keyboard
  • Hearing impairment or loss affecting the ability to discern or hear online audio
  • Cognitive impairments (e.g. dyslexia, learning difficulties) affecting the ability to comprehend information on our website
  • Literacy impairments (e.g. low reading skills or English as a second language) affecting the ability to understand our website or its messaging

The rules and technical specifications governing uniformity and accessibility compliance are overseen by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) under the WCAG 2.0 guidelines