The Reserve Bank of Australia recognises the diversity of its audience, in terms of information needs and geographical location, and that some have disabilities or technical constraints which hinder their use of the Internet. The following information is provided to help you take full advantage of the information services available on this website.

Accessibility Feedback

The Reserve Bank welcomes comments and feedback about the accessibility of its information services.

Alternative Means of Obtaining Documents

The Reserve Bank of Australia is committed to upholding the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.  Work is underway across the Bank to achieve compliance in line with the Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy.

If you are seeking a document that is not accessible to you via this website and you would like to obtain it, please submit your request by one of the following means:

† People with hearing or speech impairments can contact the Bank by using the National Relay 24-hour Service.
Phone +61 2 9551 9720
TTY Voice Calls
133 677
Speak & Listen
1300 555 727
Fax +61 2 9551 8033
Post Manager, Media Office
Information Department
Reserve Bank of Australia
GPO Box 3947

National Relay Service

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact the Bank via the National Relay Service.

* Freecall - not available to Sydney callers. Excludes calls from mobile phones which are charged at the applicable rate.
Speak & Read callers Dial 133 677 then ask for 02 9551 8111 or
Dial 1800 555 677 then ask for 1800 300 288*
Speak & Listen callers Dial 1300 555 727 then ask for 02 9551 8111 or
Dial 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 300 288*
Internet relay callers Connect to the National Relay Service then select ‘Make an internet relay call’ then enter 02 9551 8111


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Screen Resolution

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Changing Text Size

To adjust the text size in your browser window, follow the instructions below.

Browser Instructions
Internet Explorer from the View menu, select Text Size,
then select the desired size (for example Larger)
Mozilla Firefox from the View menu, select Zoom
(ensure ‘Zoom Text Only’ is selected),
then Zoom In/Zoom Out
Google Chrome click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar. In the zoom section, click ‘+’ to increase & ‘-’ to reduce the font size.

Keyboard Shortcuts

To use the keystroke shortcuts on our website, first focus on a link by choosing the appropriate shortcut (listed below), then press ENTER.

Menu Item Shortcut Windows Other*
Firefox Opera
*Safari (Macintosh and Windows), Firefox for Macintosh
Accessibility 3 ALT+3 SHIFT+ALT+3 SHIFT+ESC+3 CTRL+3
Disclaimer 9 ALT+9 SHIFT+ALT+9 SHIFT+ESC+9 CTRL+9
Home page 2 ALT+2 SHIFT+ALT+2 SHIFT+ESC+2 CTRL+2


The web pages on this site will automatically print in a ‘Print-friendly’ manner. No special action is required on your behalf.

Tip for Printing Pages with Graphs from Internet Explorer

To prevent graphs from splitting on the printed page, ensure your text size setting in Internet Explorer is set to Medium before printing the 'Print-friendly version'.

Viewing Extensible Markup Language (XML) and XML Schema Definition (XSD) Files

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Viewing Microsoft Excel Files

All Excel spreadsheets on this website may be downloaded free of charge. Most Excel files on this website were created in Microsoft Excel 2000 or higher. To view Excel spreadsheet files, you will need Microsoft Excel 2000 or higher installed on your computer, or you can download the Microsoft Excel Viewer.

Viewing Portable Document Format (PDF) Files

All Portable Document Files (PDF) files on this website may be downloaded free of charge. To view or print PDF files, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer (earlier versions may result in some or all of the document being unviewable).