Language services and accessibility

Translation services

If you require an interpreter, please contact the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 and ask for a connection to 9492 9700.

If you require assistance as a result of a hearing or speech impairment the National Relay Service can assist by telephone or online.

TTY/Voice

133 677 – relay 08 94929700

Speak and listen (SSR)

1300 555 727 – relay 08 94929700

Online

Visit the online relay service.

Accessibility

This site is produced by the Department of the Sport and Recreation. It aims to provide comprehensive information about the Department and its services.

This website has been designed to be as accessible to as many users as possible, including:

  • People with disabilities who may use assistive technologies.
  • Those with slower internet connections or less than state-of-the-art equipment
  • Rural and regional users.
  • Those with non-PC internet devices including hand held devices and mobile phones.

The accessibility features available on this site include:

  • Instructions for resizing text.
  • Skip links and a logical tab order to navigate using assistive technologies.
  • Text-only page.
  • Printer-friendly page.

Please note that you can also request to acquire any documents available on the website by using the contact us form in the following formats:

  • Printed/hard-copy 
  • Documents to be made available in an alternative format such as plain text file.

This page covers four important guides to using this web site in an effort to improve accessibility:

  • Text resizing - how to resize the text size viewed on screen within the browser to enhance readability.
  • Using the site - how to use the website and its features.
  • Printer friendly - how to print web pages from this website.
  • Plug-ins requirement - how to install optional plug-ins to access some features of this website.

Text resizing

You can make the text larger or smaller on this site or on any website you visit by changing the settings on your computer.

To check which version of Internet browser is installed on your machine:

  • Open your browser
  • Select Help from the top menu of your browser
  • Select About (followed by your browser name) from the drop down list.

The screen that comes up will display which browser and version you are using.

How to change the text size

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
    • Select View in the menu and click on Zoom and select to zoom in, out or set a predefined percentage.
  • FireFox
    • Select View menu, click on Text size and choose either Increase or Decrease the font size.
  • Opera
    • Select View menu, click on Zoom, and then select a size from the list.
  • Safari
    • Select View menu and click Make Text Bigger to increase the font size or Make Text Smaller to reduce the font size.

Printer-friendly

Throughout the website, every page is printer friendly. Simply use the Print function of your browser to print whichever page you like. The print function is usually located under the File menu of your browser window.

When a web page is printed, it will only print the title of the page, the location of the page as well as the content. Navigation menus are automatically removed for your convenience to improve readability on paper.

Plug-in requirements

Throughout this web site, you may encounter documents and files that may require you to install additional software on your computer. Please note that in most cases you are not required to install anything as most computers are capable to read the documents and files on this web site.

The following is a list of software that you may need to read the documents and files on this web site:

  • Microsoft Excel Documents
  • Microsoft Word Documents
  • Exchanging files between previous releases of Microsoft Office and the 2007 Microsoft Office release

    Microsoft has added new file formats to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 to reduce file size, improve security and reliability, and enhance integration with external sources. To help ensure that you can exchange documents between Microsoft Office releases, Microsoft has developed a Compatibility Pack for the Office Word, Office Excel, and Office PowerPoint 2007 File Formats.

    Alternatively, you can also request to acquire any documents available on the website by using the contact us form in the following formats:

    • Printed/hard-copy
    • Documents to be made available in an alternative format such as plain text file.