This section provides help for people using the department's website.

Finding information

You can search for documents by typing in words or a phrase in to the search box located at the top right of each webpage.

Other resources include:

Printing webpages

The navigation areas (including the banner, left hand navigation and footer) are automatically removed when you print webpages. This allows the page's content to be printed correctly on A4 paper.

Browser compatibility

Web browser software capable of rendering cascading style sheets is needed for optimal viewing. If you experience problems not related to your PC, communications line or Internet Service Provider, please contact us for assistance.

PDF files

Some documents on this site are presented as PDF files. To view them you will need a PDF viewer program installed on your computer.

Adobe Reader iconVisit the Adobe website to download the free Adobe Reader from the Adobe website or talk to your IT service provider for assistance with the software. There are other software options available.

The Adobe Accessibility Resource Center provides tools and information to help make Adobe PDF files accessible to users with visual disabilities. It contains accessibility tools which convert Adobe PDF documents into HTML or plain text which can then be read by a common screen reading programs. All links going to PDF files are clearly identified.

If you can not access PDFs, please contact us for access to an alternative version of the information.


We are working to ensure that the website is accessible to all users. We have designed the site to cause as few problems as possible using W3C accessibility guidelines, and are looking at alternatives to all PDF documents.

Use of Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) may be present to provide alternatives. If you cannot access these files with your current software, it is possible to download free viewers from the Microsoft Office Downloads page. If you are in a workplace environment please consult with your IT people before attempting to install new software.


Page last reviewed on 7 October 2014

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