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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
Checkpoint Name Conformance
1 CUE template requirements Mandatory
Layout
Checkpoint Name Conformance
2 Page layout Mandatory
Browser and device support
Checkpoint Name Conformance
3 Browser and device support Mandatory
4 Progressive enhancement Desirable
Advertising
Checkpoint Name Conformance
5 Advertising Mandatory
Fonts
Checkpoint Name Conformance
6 Font family Mandatory
7 Text sizes Mandatory
8 Font colour contrast Mandatory
Links
Checkpoint Name Conformance
9 Link colours Mandatory
10 Underlining of links Mandatory
Images
Checkpoint Name Conformance
11 Text alternatives Mandatory
12 Text as an image Mandatory
New windows
Checkpoint Name Conformance
13 Launching new windows Mandatory
Optimising files for faster loading times
Checkpoint Name Conformance
14 File optimisation Desirable
Optimising web pages for printing
Checkpoint Name Conformance
15 Provide print-friendly versions Mandatory