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Mandatory elements: logo, Arial for body text, sans-serif font for headings and menus, a URL and footer requirements.

The Tasmanian Government logo must be included in the header of all web pages as a clearly identifiable link to Recommended placement is top left-hand corner.

Tasmanian Government jobs website
Department of Health and Human Services website

Tasmanian Government websites must use Arial as the font for body text. Fallback fonts must be generic sans-serif, and additional fallback fonts may be selected if they:

  • have pixel-width and kerning that match Arial’s
  • are set to sans-serif.

Example of a compatible font-family for web body font

Font-family: Arial, sans-serif, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica.
This font-family property is well supported in all major browsers.

A sans serif font other than Arial may be chosen for headings and menu styles. The choice of font (web or standard) must take into consideration the level of cross-browser support.

A fallback font must be set that:

  • has a pixel-width and kerning resembling the font of choice
  • is set to sans-serif.

Decisions on fallback fonts, headings and menu styles must be made in conjunction with agency Communications Managers and it is recommended that advice is sought from an in-house designer or external designer.

Example the DPIPWE website

A footer section must be present on all pages which meets the following requirements:

  • Global links should be present i.e. ‘home’, ‘contact us’, ‘about us’
  • A link to the Personal Information Protection Statement must be present
  • A link to the Service Tasmania website must be present
  • Disclaimer and copyright link must be present
  • Tasmanian Government logo should be present.