Australian Government seeks Senior Web Accessibility Policy Officer

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Monday, 30 May 2011 11:49am

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) is advertising for an Executive Level 1 – Senior Web Accessibility Policy Officer.

AGIMO, which is part of the Department of Finance and Deregulation, is tasked with delivering the Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy – a strategy that requires government websites to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.  

The strategy requires all Federal, State, and Territory government websites to conform to the Single A level of the WCAG 2.0 by the end of 2012.  All Commonwealth Government websites must conform to the Double A level of WCAG 2.0 by the end of 2014.

The advertisement for the Senior Web Accessibility Policy Officer states:

“The Senior Web Accessibility Policy Officer will manage web accessibility policy, manage implementation of the web accessibility national transition strategy, oversee industry development, manage the web accessibility communications activities and training and education programs for agencies.”

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