Accessing and reading documents


Opening PDF files

This website often uses PDF (Portable Document Format) files, also known as Adobe files to make publications available online. To open, print and/or save these files, you will need to use Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not already have this tool, you can download it for free from Adobe.


Opening Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files

This site sometimes uses Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to make files created in these programs available online. If you do not have these programs on your computer, you can download readers that will allow you to view these documents.


Printed copies of documents

If you would like us to send you a printed copy of any document on this site, please contact us to request it from the relevant area within the Department of Health & Human Services.

Accessibility of this website

Department of Health & Human Services strives to create online resources that are accessible to all. This website has been designed to meet Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 of the W3C (World-Wide Web Consortium).

Currently our site meets all W3C Level AA (Priority 1 and Priority 2) requirements. The Department of Health & Human Services is committed to further reviewing and improving the accessibility of our websites. We welcome your feedback about the website.

Please email or call 1300 650 172 to contact us.


Last updated: 22 November 2016