The National Public Toilet Map has been designed with standards in mind - from both technical and legal perspectives

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

This site has been designed to meet or exceed the requirements of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) where possible.

Disability Discrimination Act

The National Public Toilet Map Web site is a service covered by the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), so it must be designed to be accessible to all users. We have used Web standards and designed the site to help maximise accessibility.

We also provide different ways of contacting the Toilet Map Helpline for:

  • People with a hearing impairment
  • People with a speech or communication impairment
  • People who do not speak English.

Privacy Act

The Privacy Act sets out clear guidelines on how Web sites must protect the privacy of users. Our privacy policy has more details on the Act and how the National Public Toilet Map Web site protects your privacy.

Spam Act

The National Public Toilet Map is exempt from the requirements of the Spam Act, as it is a government Web site. However, we still meet the core requirements by:

  • Obtaining your consent to send you email messages
  • Clearly identifying messages from the National Public Toilet Map.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has more information on the Spam Act.


HTML5 is the fifth revision of the HTML standard for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web, providing modern features and better mobile device compatibility.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Level 3

Cascading Style Sheets are used on the National Public Toilet Map Web site to provide a consistent look throughout the entire site and separate the presentation of content from its structure. Additionally, they help minimise the download time for pages on the site.

Recommended browsers

We recommend you use a browser that supports current Web standards.

The National Public Toilet Map Web site has been tested with the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Apple Safari
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge

Older browsers are not recommended and may not display the site as intended.