How to make PDF, Word and Indesign files accessible

PDF documents

Visit the Australian Government Style Manual for guidance on how to make a PDF document accessible.

  • PDFs should only be created if research shows there is a user need for this format.

Word documents

Visit the Microsoft support page for instructions and best practice on how to make your Word documents accessible.

Indesign files

Visit the Adobe website for instructions on how to make accessible InDesign files.

How to create accessible content

Create content in HTML pages instead of PDFs.

Pages and publications in the VicGov CMS can be printed and shared.