Policies, guidelines and standards to assist the development, configuration and management of website applications and infrastructure.

Where to Publish Government Content

DPC/G5.5

Guidance on where South Australian Government 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

DPC/G5.6

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

DPC/G5.7

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 and Surveys

DPC/G5.8

Guidelines for creating forms and surveys.  These focus on elements such as clarify of purpose, collecting only formation that is needed, being simple, clear and consistent  There is also guidance on form design.

Read Electronic Forms - Creating Forms and Surveys.

Electronic Forms - Data Dictionary

DPC/G5.9

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

DPC/P5.3
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, 128.03 KB

Government Domain Management Policy PDF, 283.58 KB

Government Domain Management Guidelines

DPC/G5.3.1

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, 137.6 KB

Government Domain Management Guidelines PDF, 400.23 KB

Web Server Security Standards

DPC/S4.15
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, 156.66 KB

Web Server Security Standards PDF, 593.29 KB

Web Application Security Standards

DPC/S4.14
Agencies and applicable suppliers should comply with the requirements of this standard when developing web applications.

Web Application Security Standards DOCX, 239.26 KB

Web Application Security Standards PDF, 546 KB