How to use this website
Accessibility and usability have been key elements considered in the development of this website, so we hope you can find, access and use the information you need. This website has been designed to meet the Australian Government standards, including those that relate to access for people with disabilities. This website aims to conform to Double A of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG 2.0), developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
This site has been developed to display adequately on all commonly used browsers. Special features have been included to enable effective operation by persons using accessibility hardware and/or software.
In most cases, browsers allow you to use the CTRL and + keys together to zoom into a web page and the CTRL and - keys to zoom out. This will magnify all elements on the page, including text, to make it easier to read.
Navigation using a screenreader
If you are using a screenreader program, there are a number of aids to help you find your way around the website.
Anchors to main content
For people using screen readers most pages contain anchor buttons. By clicking on the anchor button you will be moved directly to selected section of the page.
You can search the web site by typing one or more keywords into the search input box at the top right of any web page.
Help with downloading documents and files
There are documents and media files for download on the website. Most documents are published in more than one format. Web pages are made available in HTML wherever possible. Non-HTML documents on this website are available for download in both PDF and Word formats.
You need Adobe Acrobat Reader software on your computer or device to view PDF’s. This can be downloaded free from the Adobe website. The Accessibility Resource Centre at Adobe provides a user guide to assist users of screen readers to read the content of PDF documents
You can download documents and open them to read in your web browser or save them to your computer to read offline. To read a downloadable document in your web browser simply press the link to the document.
To save a downloadable document right-click on the download (PC) or shift + click (Mac) and select the Save link or Save target option.
You can easily share information from our web site via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Email with our share buttons available on each page.
Likewise the print button on each page allows you to quickly print information directly from our web site.
Text to speech
The website utilises ReadSpeaker to enable you to listen to a web page.
Provide feedback via email directly to CYDA from our web site using the Send Feedback button.