W3C accessibility

These standards (the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0) were developed and recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and can be found on their website.

Our site has been designed and developed for accessibility to all users, including those using alternative browsers, which cater for specific disabilities. Details of the disability access browsers available can also be found on the W3.org site. 


Portable Document Files (PDFs)

Adobe Acrobat PDFs may be used to present lengthy documents and formatting that can't always be presented in HTML or text. If you have problems downloading these documents, print versions are usually available on request (call 9635 5000) or alternative formats can be requested by from webmanager@cancervic.org.au.

By downloading (it's FREE) the latest version of Adobe Acrobat reader you'll find there are a number of features that support disabled users. Including the ability to:

  • Read PDF files aloud using standard operating system text-to-speech functionality
  • Have greater control when using screen readers
  • Evaluate the accessibility of an Adobe PDF file.

For more about Adobe's PDF accessibility, and to download the latest version of the PDF reader, visit the Adobe website.


Some tables may have been used for formatting purposes in this website.

Colour contrasts

Where possible appropriate colour contrasts have been used, however some incidental These are currently under review.


If you have any issues accessing content on this site, contact webmanager@cancervic.org.au for help.