Colour and contrast — the 2 essentials of accessible design
We share some insights on colour and contrast for data-based information, based on our experience creating a dashboard for Australia’s largest cities.
Event — A Practical Approach to Accessibility in Service Design
Event - A Practical Approach to Accessibility in Service Design
Welcome to the Australian Government Design System
The Australian Government Design System is a new, open source and accessible resource that will speed up and bring consistency to government websites and services.
Tracking Australia’s largest cities
We’ve released a new dashboard that tracks the performance of Australia’s largest cities. Product manager Mariam Ibraheim shares the story of how it was developed.
Accessibility and the Digital Service Standard
Earlier in June our accessibility lead Andrew Arch spoke at the Inclusive Design 24 online event about our move from WCAG 2.0 conformance to user-centred design.
Exploring WCAG 2.1 for Australian government services
The Digital Transformation Agency’s approach and advice for preparing to implement the updated WCAG 2.1 guidelines.
Writing for everyone
The argument for getting government to embrace plain English isn’t new, but why is it so hard and is it really ‘dumbing down’?
The challenges of meeting the Digital Service Standard
Jacqui van Teulingen from the Digital Service Standard team discusses some of the challenges faced by teams working to meet the standard, including the DTA’s Digital Marketplace.
A new innovation hub at the DTA
Today we’re launching our new co-Lab innovation hub to help accelerate cross-government collaboration and digital innovation.