Safe railways for Australia

Website accessibility

The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) is committed to ensuring our website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) developed and released by the World Wide Web Consortium.

ONRSR recognises the importance of providing accessible content to all of our users.

The ONRSR website contains many Portable Document Format (PDF) files. These files are made available so information is easy to down load and portable.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this websites accessibility please feel free to contact us.

Changing Your Font Size / Resizing Text on this Website

You can resize the font on this website with the font size tool located beside the search bar.

Font size can also be changed in your web browser settings. For specific instructions refer to your browsers help menu or you can view the Web Accessibility Initiative website for more detailed instructions on how to change the font size and colours of this website using your web browser.

Enlarging the Page

Using your web browser you can magnify pages within this website.

On PCs you will need to hold the ‘CTRL’ button and press the ‘+’ to increase the magnification, you can decrease the magnification by holding ‘CTRL’ and pressing ‘-‘.

On a Mac you will instead need to hold the Command key while pressing ‘+’ to magnify, you can decrease the magnification by holding the Command key and pressing ‘-‘.


The best browsing experience on this website can be had using Internet Explorer 9 and above, Google Chrome 20 and above, Firefox 12 and above and Safari 5 and above.

PDF Files

The Office of the National Rail Safety website contains many Portable Document Format (PDF) files. The Adobe website provides several tools and guides that can assist users of speech readers to access PDF document content. Further information on configuring Adobe Reader for assistive technology can be found on the Adobe website where you can also download the latest version of Adobe Reader.

Using the Keyboard

After the page has loaded, you can use the Tab key to access Skip Links which will allow you to bypass the main navigation to directly access the websites search or content area. The majority of page elements which are clickable are accessible by using the Tab key.