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It's for all parts of government: federal, state and territory, and local:
- develop your knowledge
- get or give advice and support
- stay updated on the work of different departments
- meet people across government with an interest in improving accessibility
- share good practice ideas and examples
You can take part in, or start a discussion on a wide range of topics, including:
- digital inclusion
- user testing and research
- the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
- content design
- web analytics
- product management
The community helps to raise awareness of concerns or issues. These can then be addressed in our online accessibility for teams guide or training.
You’ll need a government email address. If you don't have one, let them know about the government product you are working on.
South Australian meet ups and events
Digital Citizen Services plan to run at least 4 web accessibility and inclusive design meet ups a year.
The aim is to provide an opportunity to connect in open and welcoming face-to-face forum.
Find out more and register your interest to join the Adelaide meet up group.
Resources the community has found helpful, inspiring or influential:
Other online community groups
- Australian Government Design System community: for designers and developers to share ideas.
- WebAIM Email Discussion List: looking through the archives is a good start for anyone new.
- Stack Overflow accessibility tag and web-a11y slack channel: ask (or answer) specific accessibility questions. If you’re stuck, this is a perfect place to ask for help.
Books and newsletters
- Book: a web for everyone (Rosenfeld Media)
- Book: inclusive design patterns: coding accessibility into web design (Smashing Book)
- Book: how to meet WCAG 2.0 - a guide for developers (Luke McGrath)
- Book: integrating accessibility throughout design
- Newsletter: accessibility weekly
- Newsletter: Digital Access (Vision Australia)
- Newsletter Webdev
Published by: Digital Citizen Services
Last update: 25 May 2019, added resource, How to Meet the WCAG 2.0 by Luke McGrath
Content on this page published with acknowledgement.