The City of Joondalup is committed to making this website accessible to all users including those with disabilities. Within the online services framework every effort has been made to ensure as few barriers exist as possible to allow people to use these web based services.
The City’s website has a number of accessibility tools:
- Text resizing can be activated through the 'Text larger/smaller' buttons (A+/A-). These buttons are available at the top of each web page.
- Bread crumb navigation allows browsers to keep track of their location within the website hierarchy. Breadcrumbs are displayed on the top of each web page.
Alternatively the following free screen readers can be downloaded:
- NVDA – Free for Windows
NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access) software enables blind and vision impaired people to use a computer by communicating what is on the screen using a synthetic voice or braille. NVDA is the only screen reader for Microsoft Windows that is totally free, yet fully functional and portable. You can download it to your PC or to portable media such as a USB stick which you can use on any computer, anywhere. NV Access is a registered charity under Australian law. Installation instructions are available on the NV website.
- ChromeVox – Free for Mac and Windows
ChromeVox is a screen reader for Chrome (Web Browser) which brings the speed, versatility, and security of Chrome to visually impaired users. Installation instructions are available on the ChromeVox website.
The City’s website is optimised for most common modern browsers however if you feel that a page is not working properly please complete the feedback form located on the bottom right hand corner of the page.
The City strives to continuously improve its website and is working towards compliance with HTML standards and best practices.
If you experience any issues related to accessibility please contact the City on 9400 4952.