SPEAR is committed to making its website a useful resource for all visitors.
We provide online information in a format that makes it accessible to the broadest and most varied audience. This includes those with a disability.
The site was designed with the user in mind and tested with our key stakeholders. We have applied the W3C World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility guidelines. The SPEAR website conforms to W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines at Level Double-A, with the exception of:
We welcome your comments and feedback on this site. Please contact us with suggestions you may have for improving your access to information.
T: (03) 8636 3049
A number of documents are presented in standard PDF format. To view these documents you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Acrobat Reader is free of charge.
A link to the download site is on all pages that require it. The full version of Acrobat Reader is recommended as it includes accessibility features. It is available at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat.html
Many users find PDF Format documents convenient however some users may have difficulties opening or reading PDF documents. You may wish to use one of the Adobe PDF Conversion Tools available at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobatpro/convert-to-create-pdf-converter.html
You can choose how to submit a PDF Format document and the document format you want it converted to (html or text).
You may also request from us a suitable version of a document. Please send an email with the title of the document you require, its location or URL on our website, and whether an MS Word or RTF (Rich Text Format) document is preferred. We apologise for any delay or inconvenience caused.
When a new window is about to open, we let you know before you select a link, for example:
This page and all its components (including images, audio, video, text) is copyright. Apart from fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced, copied, transmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical or graphic) without the prior written permission of the State of Victoria.
All requests and enquiries should be directed to the Customer Service Centre, phone 136 186, or email firstname.lastname@example.org