Accessibility

Accessibility

National Auslan Communications for Emergencies (NACE) - auslanemergency.com.au website has been developed to ensure its content is available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features. By adhering to guidelines for accessible web design, the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web-users in the community is acknowledged. NACE strives to maintain conformance to W3C's "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines".

NACE is committed to assisting people with disabilities to access the auslanemergency.com.au website. Accessibility audits of the website have been undertaken by Able Australia to ensure the website is accessible for low vision and braille users. Deafblind users might require assistance from support workers to navigate the website.

How to use this website

You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser settings to use our website. JavaScript is a web programming language that allows many of the interactive and dynamic features of our website to operate correctly.

Most browsers come with JavaScript already enabled. If for some reason JavaScript is disabled in your browser, you can enable it by changing your browser settings. For instructions on how to do this, visit your browser's website and search for ’enable JavaScript’.

Font Resizer
Font resizer can be located on the top right corner of the website for you to increase/decrease content size to your preferred size.

A- will decrease content size.
A will bring the modified size back to the default size.
A+ will increase content size.

Skip To - Quick Access
This feature would list all navigation + headings to ensure you can quickly access the specific section and be able to skip over certain contents.

“Skip To” tool is located on the top left corner and is a coloured red box.

Tab-based navigation
This website allows you to navigate the site via the TAB on your keyboard.

Downloadable Documents
All documents are downloadable and fully accessible for reading offline with the assistance of screen readers.

External Links
All external links will contain the icon link-icon to appear next to the link to inform users that they would view the link in a new window/tab.

Contrast

Windows
To turn on the high contrast colour scheme, press and hold left Alt + left Shift + Print Screen.
To turn off to the high contrast colour scheme, press and hold left Alt + left Shift + Print Screen.

Mac
To turn on the high contrast colour scheme, press and hold Cmd + Option + Control + Comma (,)
To turn off to the high contrast colour scheme, press and hold Cmd + Option + Control + Period (.)

Screen resize

PC
To zoom in, and increase the size, press and hold Ctrl while pressing +
To zoom out, and decrease the size, press and hold Ctrl while pressing -
To reset the size back to normal, press and hold Ctrl while pressing 0

Mac
To zoom in, and increase the size, press and hold Cmd while pressing +
To zoom out, and decrease the size, press and hold Cmd while pressing -
To reset the size back to normal, press and hold Cmd while pressing 0