This website is produced by the Department of Communities. It aims to provide comprehensive information about our role and services.

It has been designed to be accessible to as many users as possible, including:

  • people with disability
  • people using mobile devices
  • those with slower internet connections
  • rural and regional users.

Our website strives to meet the Western Australian Government’s web accessibility requirements, including the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) at level AA.

The accessibility features available on this site include:

  • functionality for increasing or decreasing the text size
  • descriptive alternative text for images (images that are used for decorative purposes only do not contain any alternative text)
  • descriptive hyperlinks
  • high contrast colour scheme that assists users with visual impairments
  • use of lightweight images/design to decrease load times
  • tab-based navigation.

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Website content in alternative formats

Where possible, PDF documents have also been provided in Microsoft Word format. In some cases, we may not be able to provide Microsoft Word versions (e.g. documents that have been produced by a third party or scanned documents).

Please email us at if you require any of our website content in an alternative format, for example:

  • a publication in a printed/hard-copy or plain text file
  • a video with subtitles or a video transcript.

Viewing documents

If you do not have the required software to view the documents available on this site, the following free downloads will allow you to view the documents:


Some content may not be fully accessible. This includes:

  • out of date publications that have been superseded
  • submissions by third parties
  • content provided for archive purposes.


You can make other requests and provide feedback on your experience using this website by emailing