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Accessibility

We want everyone to be able to access the information on this site.

Here are a few tips to make this easier.

Using the keyboard instead of a mouse

You can use the tab key to key through all the links on a page, pressing ENTER or the 'return' key when the desired link is highlighted.

Changing the text size

You can change the text size of a website to suit your needs.

Internet Explorer
Hold down Ctrl and press the + or - keys to make the text bigger or smaller. You can also click on the View menu and then select Text Size. Click on the text size you require.

Netscape and Firefox
PC users: Hold down Ctrl and press the + or - keys to make the text bigger or smaller.
Mac users: Hold down Cmd and press the + or - keys to make the text bigger or smaller.

Safari
Click on the View menu and then select either Make Text Bigger or Make Text Smaller.

Changing colours and fonts

You can change the text, background colour and fonts that appear in a website.

Internet Explorer
Click on the Tools menu, then Internet Options. From here you can adjust the colour and font.

If you click on the Accessibility button, you can decide to ignore the colours, font styles and font sizes of the website you are viewing. You can also apply your own style sheet to view websites with your choice of formatting.

Mozilla Firefox
Click on the Tools menu, then Options. Click on the Fonts & Colours button to adjust these settings.

Document Downloads

There are a number of documents for download across the site which use the portable document format (pdf).  The Adobe site gives useful information on how to configure free Adobe ReaderĀ® software to work with assistive technology and obtain greater access to PDF files.

Download Adobe Reader for free