This website is produced by the Public Sector Commission and aims to comply with the Department of Finance’s Website Accessibility Policy.

The site 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
  • rural and regional users
  • those with hand held devices and mobile phones.

The accessibility features available on this site include:

  • the provision of either an accessible Word or online version for all key documents (see ‘Accessible documents’ below)
  • instructions for resizing text
  • instructions for printing pages
  • a list of software plug-ins users may require to view the content
  • information about compatibility between pre-2003 Microsoft Office releases and newer Microsoft Office releases

Please note that documents provided on the website can also be provided in other formats. Please contact us to request alternate document formats.

Accessible documents

The following table is used by the Commission to prioritise making documents accessible on its website. In most cases, this is achieved by either creating an accessible Word or online version. This list was developed to ensure that 'key documents' are made accessible as per the Department of Finance’s Minimum information requirement.


Document type

Priority 1:

The Commission will make these documents accessible within 1 month of publication date

  • Annual reports (from 2013 onwards)
  • State of the sector reports (from 2013 onwards)
  • Approved procedures and standards (e.g. HR)
  • Commissioner’s Circulars
  • Commissioner’s Instructions
  • Strategic plans
  • Policies (e.g. Aboriginal Training Program Policy)
  • Media statements
  • Media releases
  • Lists (e.g. PID, Agency mailing)
  • Other popular documents (based on website statistics)

Priority 2:

The Commission will make these documents accessible when possible with available resources

  • Guides
  • Programs
  • Other reports (e.g. Quarterly workforce reports)
  • Regional publications
  • Inquiry documents
  • Forms and application packs
  • Samples, checklists and templates

Priority 3:

The Commission will not make these documents accessible (unless requested)

  • Flyers or other print material
  • Documents pending removal or updating
  • Old reports or inquiries (i.e. before 2013)
  • Documents produced by other agencies
  • Rarely accessed documents

Text resizing

You can make the text larger or smaller on this site by using the 'Text Size' buttons that appear on the upper right area of each page.

Printing a webpage

All pages on this website can be printed by going to File > Print… in your web browser or holding Ctrl+P.

Plug-in requirements

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

Exchanging files between pre-2003 releases of Microsoft Office and newer Microsoft Office releases

Install this compatibility pack if you would like to open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations that were created in the newer versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Page last updated 2 September 2014