Policies, guidelines and standards to assist the development, configuration and management of website applications and infrastructure.
Usage policy for www.SA.GOV.AU – information and services for South Australians
This policy is to advise South Australian Government agencies of the requirement to publish all public facing government services and related information on the whole-of-government website, SA.GOV.AU.
Usage policy for www.SA.GOV.AU – information and services for South Australians (PDF, 222 KB)
Usage policy for www.SA.GOV.AU – information and services for South Australians (DOCX, 173 KB)
Where to Publish Government Content
Guidance on where Government of South Australia website content should be published, based on factors such as intended audience, type of material, user needs, format etc.
Read more at Where to publish government content.
Style Guide for SA.GOV.AU
The SA.GOV.AU Style Guide is constantly changing in response to testing, feedback and international good practice.
Read more at Style guide for SA.GOV.AU
Content Guide for SA.GOV.AU
This guide includes scope and suitability of content, content formats, description of services, and related information (links to other pages, sites and downloads, contact details etc).
Read more at Content guide to SA.GOV.AU.
Electronic Forms – Creating Forms
Guidelines for creating forms and surveys. These focus on elements such as clarity of purpose, collecting only information that is needed, being simple, clear and consistent. There is also guidance on form design.
Read Electronic Forms - Creating Forms.
Electronic Forms – Data Dictionary
A reference document for the whole-of-government electronic forms platform. The dictionary describes the standard data fields required to create electronic forms. Data fields and definitions are based on the Australian government's AIHW National Community Services Data Dictionary.
Read Electronic Forms - Data Dictionary.
Government Domain Management Policy
This document describes the conditions for the allocation and management of internet domain names used by South Australian Government Compliant Authorities.
Government Domain Management Policy (DOCX, 144.9 KB)
Government Domain Management Policy (PDF, 183.6 KB)
Government Domain Management Guidelines
This document describes the naming guidelines and registration process for internal and external domain names used by the Government of South Australia.
Government Domain Management Guidelines (DOCX, 150.7 KB)
Government Domain Management Guidelines (PDF, 236.2 KB)
Web Server Security Standards
Agencies and applicable suppliers should comply with the requirements of this standard when configuring servers that will host web applications.
Web Server Security Standards (DOCX, 164.5 KB)
Web Server Security Standards (PDF, 174.6 KB)
Web Application Security Standards
Agencies and applicable suppliers should comply with the requirements of this standard when developing web applications.
Web Application Security Standards (DOCX, 180.4 KB)