T​he Department is working to improve our online information and experiences so that they are more useful, usable, and accessible for everyone.

Enlarging text and images, keyboard browsing, and listening rather than reading

This site can be browsed and accessed in a number of different ways. Many are available through your web browser and computer operating system and are not specific to our site.

These instructions from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) explain how to browse sites in a number of different ways:

Help accessing our pages, sites and documents

We recognise that some of our content is not as accessible as it could be. If you need help to access information or navigate the site please contact us using our feedback form or call +61 (03) 6165 3074.

Portable Document Format (PDFs)

Much of the complex information on our site is provided as PDF files. We understand that some users may still find accessing PDF files difficult and we have, where possible, taken steps to ensure that alternative formats are available. Please contact us using our feedback form or call +61 (03) 6165 3074 if you require information in another format.

Translating and Interpreting Assistance


The Tasmanian Government is committed to the rights of all Tasmanians from a different culture or language background. The Government's policy is to provide professional interpreting services to clients free of charge in situations where communication is difficult.

National Relay Service

If you are deaf or have a hearing impairment or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service. TTY users should phone 133 677 then ask for 131 444 (for non-emergencies). In an emergency, TTY users dial 106 directly on their TTY.

Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 131 444 (for non-emergencies) or 000 (in an emergency).

Internet relay users connect to the NRS, then ask for 131 444 (for non-emergencies) or 000 (in an emergency).

Further information can be obtained from the National Relay Service website.

Accessibility for People with Disabilities

For more information on the Department's activities to improve accessibility for people with disabilities, see Agency Disability Access Plans.



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