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Module 1: General requirements

The requirements in this module are applicable to all Queensland Government websites and online applications (including mobile device applications), regardless of whether:

  • the website is an agency site or a Government Advertising and Communication Committee approved campaign site
  • the website uses a .qld.gov.au, .edu.au (websites in the .eq.edu.au domain must conform to departmental policy) or a .com.au domain. (Note: Commercial domains should only be used to redirect to the appropriate Queensland Government domain name.)

Checkpoints

CUE template
CheckpointNameConformance
1CUE template requirementsMandatory
Layout
CheckpointNameConformance
2Page layoutMandatory
Browser and device support
CheckpointNameConformance
3Browser and device supportMandatory
4Progressive enhancement Desirable
Advertising
CheckpointNameConformance
5Advertising Mandatory
Fonts
CheckpointNameConformance
6Font family Mandatory
7Text sizes Mandatory
8Font colour contrastMandatory
Links
CheckpointNameConformance
9Link colours Mandatory
10Underlining of linksMandatory
Images
CheckpointNameConformance
11Text alternativesMandatory
12Text as an imageMandatory
New windows
CheckpointNameConformance
13Launching new windowsMandatory
Optimising files for faster loading times
CheckpointNameConformance
14File optimisationDesirable
Optimising web pages for printing
CheckpointNameConformance
15Provide print-friendly versionsMandatory