Accessibility of government websites

Research on the accessibility of government websites by disabled people are listed in this section.

2005 and 2006 research by the Office for Disability Issues

Two research projects designed to indicate the accessibility of government websites were commissioned by the Office for Disability Issues in 2005 and 2006. AccEase Ltd conducted the research, using a methology that emphased disabled people using websites and reporting on their experiences.

The results from this research informed reporting on implementation of the New Zealand Disability Strategy, and assisted the State Services Commission monitor implementation of the New Zealand government Web Guidelines and Web Standards.

Bridging the digital divide: How are government websites meeting the accessibility needs of users? (November 2005)

Information about requirements on government agencies to make their websites accessible is available from the State Services Commission.