Skip to main content
Department of Justice
Births, Deaths and Marriages
BDM Header
  • >
  • Accessibility
  • Print page


    The Department of Justice is committed to improving the accessibility of this website to all people, including:

    • people with disabilities
    • people using mobile devices
    • those on slow internet connectivity.

    This website aims to meet the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 web standard level AA and AAA compliance.

    Whilst this website has been developed to follow to the accepted standards and guidelines for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.

    Accessibility features

    Below are a range of accessibility features that have been implemented on this site:

    • alternative text for images – providing brief description of images in use. Images used for decorative purposes do not contain alternative text
    • colour contrast - optimum visual contrast has been used to ensure users with visual impairments, low vision and colour blindness are able to see the content
    • navigation menu is accessible via touch screens
    • skip to content links - a logical tab order and content available in a linear format to navigate using assistive technologies
    • text resizing – using the zoom and increase font function in your browser's menu.
    • tables – where practical tables are only used to display tabular information with row and column headings defined in the HTML code used for assistive technologies.
    • Tab-based navigation and skip to links – this website allows full tab-based navigation

    Viewing documents

    If you do not have the required software to view the documents available on this site, the following free downloads or online applications will allow you to view the documents:

    Tools on the web

    Some tools online make it easier for people with disabilities to view and navigate web content. These include:

    Contact us

    If there is information on this site in a format you cannot access or if you experience any other accessibility difficulties, please contact us via email at

    To help improve the accessibility of our website, we welcome your ideas and contribution to

    Last updated: 24 July 2018

    All contents copyright Government of Western Australia. All rights reserved.