ICT Services Scheme rules updated with new accessibility standard

19 June 2018

Scheme rules updated to include Australian Standard EN 301 549 to to help people with disabilities access ICT.

Following consultation with industry and NSW Government agencies, the ICT Services Scheme (SCM0020) rules have been updated to include the Australian Standard EN 301 549. 
The standard supports access to ICT for people with disabilities and provides ICT suppliers with accessibility guidelines. It ensures ICT goods and services are accessible for all intended users.
You can watch a training video (10:46) about the new standard and how to meet it in your procurement process.

For further information contact ICTServices@finance.nsw.gov.au or the NSW Procurement Service Centre at nswbuy@treasury.nsw.gov.au or 1800 679 289.

Issuing entity:
ICT and Digital Government (IDG), Department of Finance, Services and Innovation