The Tasmanian Government is committed to making information accessible to all members of the Tasmanian community, including people with disability.

a) Enlarging text

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).

On mobile devices such as the iPhone or iPad (external website) you can increase font size via the accessibility options.

b) Request an alternate format by email

If you require a document in an alternate format, such as Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format (RTF), email and let us know which document you require.

c) The Tasmanian Government and disability

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 (external website).

d) Website Archives

Archives of Department of Education websites from May 2010 are available from the Libraries Tasmania archive. This 2017 archive has working menus. Archives from Dec 2000 are available from the Wayback Machine.

e) Help using this site

Watch this video on how to search this site.

More help videos are available.

f) Opening Documents in native applications

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 the application.

g) Access via phone or tablet mobile devices

Video: Accessibility options

For best viewing of PDFs on mobile devices use the Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app.

h) Further information

If you have any questions about accessibility and any of the Department of Education’s websites, please email