This site has been designed to be as accessible to as many users as possible, including:

  • people with disabilities who may use assistive technologies
  • those with slower internet connections or older computers.

By adhering to guidelines for accessible web design, we acknowledge the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web users in the community.

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is committed to providing the highest standards in accessible website development and delivering on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Our current target is Level AA compliance.

If any information or interaction provided by the EPA is inaccessible to you, or you are experiencing problems accessing content for any reason, please phone 131 555 or email

Text size

You can change the text size of this site from within your browser.

If you are using Internet Explorer, from the "view" menu select "text size" and choose the most suitable size for you.

If you are using Firefox, Safari, Chrome or Opera you can increase the text size by pressing "ctrl" and "+" (Windows) or "cmd" and "+" (Macintosh) and decrease your text size by pressing "ctrl" and "-“ (Windows) or "cmd" and "-" (Macintosh).

Downloadable files

Some content on this site cannot be downloaded in HTML, but is available as either a Microsoft Word document or a PDF.

The format of the file is generally included at the end of the hyperlinked file name. Users need to have the right software to download these files.