Accessibility Accreditation for Department of Justice

Client:
Department of Justice
Accreditation Level:
Gold
Date Accreditation issued:
26/07/2021

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Digital Accessibility Conformance Evaluation

A technical evaluation of 6 pages was conducted. The pages selected constitute an accessibility audit of the website. These pages were selected by Web Key IT and agreed on by the client as representative of the overall accessibility and functionality of the website.

The evaluation was completed in accordance with the WCAG Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) which can be viewed at http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG-EM/.

The pages were audited manually and cross-checked using a team of website evaluators to ensure that the results and comments presented are valid and comprehensive.

Accessibility support baseline

Website/Application Tested:
Western Australian Judicial website templates
Date Tested:
5 May - 20 Jul 2021
Scope of test:
6 templates
Guildelines:
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/
Conformance Level satisfied:
WCAG 2.1 to Level AA
Technologies relied on:
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WAI-ARIA
Primary Browser/s:
Chrome 90, Firefox 88
Secondary Browser/s:
NA
Number of pages evaluated:
6
Platform:
Desktop
Valid from:
26/07/2021
Expiry:
26/07/2022

Remaining Issues and Exceptions

Whilst the Department of Justice has gone to great lengths to make it’s web page templates AA accessible, there are some aspects, including some third-party content, which the department does not currently have the ability to bring into conformance with WCAG 2.1 to Level AA. 

These include: 

  • Not all videos have audio description, however text alternatives have been provided

Certificate of Web Key IT Pty Ltd Accreditation

Certification Number:
DOJSAT-2021

This website has been evaluated through a rigid manual process of technical audit of all of the sample pages against WCAG 2.1 to Level AA and meets the requirements of WCAG 2.1 to Level AA.

Other Standards

WCAG 2.1 also forms the content of the ISO Standard ISO: IEC 40500:2012 which can be located at https://www.iso.org/standard/58625.html

The content of WCAG forms the standard for digital accessibility compliance in EN 301549 and AS EN 301549 “Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services in Europe” which has been adopted in Australia as AS EN 302549. This standard includes:

  • web content
  • electronic documents
  • non-web software, such as native mobile apps

Information can be found at http://www.w3.org/WAI/news/2018-09-13/WCAG-21-EN301549/ and http://mandate376.standards.eu/standard.