Below are some web accessibility organisations and resources that we find useful. We hope you do too. We’ll add more resources in the future so please visit us again.
- World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community that develops open standards to ensure the long-term growth of the web. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are among the standards developed by W3C. They explain how to make web content more accessible to people with disabilities and identify best practice techniques adopted by the Write Editors. Visit the W3C website to find out more.
- International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)
IAAP is a membership based organisation focussed on the development of accessibility professionals and providing accessible information to everyone. They regularly publish accessibility news and community updates. They also promote networking opportunities and hold annual conferences. Visit the IAAP website to register your interest.
- Australian Government Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy
The Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy developed by the federal Department of Finance and Deregulation sets a course for improved web services in Australia. The Strategy defines how governments will transition to and implement WCAG 2.0. It also highlights web accessibility obligations applicable to government websites in Australia. The strategy is available for download on the Department of Finance website.
- Vision Australia Web Accessibility Resources
Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. The organisation has developed a range of useful web accessibility tools available for download on the Vision Australia website.
- Media Access Australia
Media Access Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to increasing access to media and technology for people with disabilities. They are a member of W3C and positively contribute to the development of web accessibility standards. The Media Access Australia website has helpful articles, fact sheets, and videos relating to media access (including web accessibility) available for download.
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