Fremantle Ports’ website aims to provide comprehensive information about Fremantle Ports and its operations and services.

This website has been designed to be as accessible to as many users as possible.

Fremantle Ports strives to make its website accessible in accordance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Font size:

  • You can use the +A and –A icons in the header area of the page to increase and decrease the size.

  • You can use the browser options to increase and decrease the font size.

  • You can resize text without loss of content or functionality.


  • You can use the print icon in the header area of the page, to print the content without the menus.
  • It will print according to the font size chosen.

Viewing PDF files:

  • It will link to the Adobe Acrobat Reader download page to enable you to access the reader for our attached PDF documents.
  • The size of the PDF files is provided to let you decide if the download size is within your means of accessibility.
  • The text equivalents of PDF files are not provided.


  • Alternative text on images is provided if you decide to switch off pictures in the browser.
  • CAPTCHA images are provided on all online forms, but there is no audio or text alternative.
  • Images are provided with a contrasting background or border to distinguish the image from the page background.

Searching and finding:

  • There is context sensitive searching which brings up suggestions as you type in the search words.
  • Spelling alternatives are provided ('Did you mean …') to assist you to use the correct spelling to find the right results.
  • Keyword searching is based on metadata for each page.
  • Advanced searching and refined searching is provided to filter search results.
  • Web pages have titles and metadata for searching.
  • Headings and labels describe the topic of the content.

Interactive components:

  • Google Maps come with the interactive tools provided by Google. There are instructions on how to use the map, but there are no alternatives other than sight to operate the maps.
  • Photo galleries and slideshows come with familiar visual icons to view the images; however, there are no alternatives other than sight to operate the maps.

Use of colour:

  • The visual presentation of the majority of the site has a contrast ratio of 4:5:1 except in the Community and Education section, parts of the navigation and parts of the homepage.


  • No audio is provided as an alternative to text.
  • No visual audio (movie files) are provided as an alternative to text.

Keyboard functions:

  • Functionality of static content is operable through a keyboard, in the sense of using paging up, down, home, end and some arrow keys.
  • Interactive components are not functional through a keyboard.


There is more than one way provided to navigate the site, including:

1.      main horizontal roll-over menu

2.      side navigation menus with different colours to distinguish different levels and indentation of text to indicate a sub-level

3.      A-Z directory to navigate by alphabetical topics

4.      site map to navigate by structure

5.      breadcrumbs to navigate by paths taken from the homepage

6.      search engine to navigate by search results

7.      consistent navigation with the main and side menus throughout the site.

Form error prevention:

  • A red asterix highlights form fields requiring the correct input when there is an error.
  • There are instructions given to the type of error and what is required to correct the error.
  • You will be provided with an opportunity to correct mistakes before submitting the data and to edit the forms after submission.
  • Confirmation messages are given when the forms are submitted correctly without errors.
  • Alternatives to online forms are not provided.