The Tasmanian Government is committed to making information accessible to all
members of the Tasmanian community, including people with
Using Windows - use Ctrl + (increased pressing of + will
incrementally increase size of text).Using a Mac – use Command + (increased pressing of + will
incrementally increase size of text).See the following video for 3 methods of resizing a
If you require a document in an alternate format, such as Microsoft Word or
Rich Text Format (RTF), email
us and let us know which document you require.
For more information about how the Tasmanian Government is improving access
to information and services for people with disability, read the Tasmanian
Government Disability Framework for Action.
Archives of Department of Education websites from May 1999 are available from
Tasmania archive. Visit the September
2012 Archive. Archives from Dec 2000 are available from the Wayback
See a video (40
secs) on how to use the search and tag functions.
By default Word and PDF documents will open within the internet browser. If
you wish to open a document in its native application select the File menu
or look for options to save a copy or open in Word. See the following
examples.For a Word document delivered from the Document Centre:For a PDF save a copy and then open:
The Department's Internet (and Intranet for staff) will work on tablet
computers such as an iPad. At present mobile access uses the internet browser
and may be too small to read or navigate on some phones.PDFs can be displayed in PDF viewers such as iBooks on the iPad.PDF forms require specific apps such as the free Adobe Reader app
for iPad or Android. Complex forms require more advanced apps such as PDF
Expert for the iPad.
If you have any questions about accessibility and any of the Department of
Education's websites, please email firstname.lastname@example.org