RSS news feeds

This page includes information about RSS news feeds, the feeds available on this website, and how to subscribe to them. It also provides links to web browser RSS viewers and desktop RSS readers.

The following RSS news feeds are available on this site:

Please click on any of the above RSS news feed links to open up their corresponding RSS feed link in your web browser’s address bar (known as a URL). If there is new or updated content, you will be able to view the title and summary of the content in your web browser window (for IE 7 and above, Firefox, Safari and Opera only).

To subscribe to any of these RSS news feeds, copy and paste the link from the web browser’s address bar into your RSS reader or drag the URL to your reader.

What is RSS?

RSS is short for "Really Simple Syndication" and is a web feed format of content updates. RSS feeds on the Ministry's website display page title, page summary and publishing dates. RSS feeds benefit readers who want to subscribe to updates or to aggregate feeds from many sites into one place.

To subscribe to RSS feeds you will need to choose an RSS news reader to read the feeds.

How do I get an RSS news reader?

There are a range of news readers available. Different news readers work on different operating systems, so you will need to take this into account when you make your choice.

Web-based RSS readers [external links]

Windows applications [external links]

Mac OS X applications [external links]

Linux applications [external link]

Email programmes

Some web browsers, including Firefox and Opera, have functionality which will help you to subscribe to RSS feeds. For more details on these, please check their web sites.

Web browsers compatible with RSS [external links]

Google Chrome requires the RSS subscription extension to be installed.

More information on RSS is available on the Wikipedia website.



Content last updated: 24 November 2014