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Accessibility

The City of Bayswater is committed to providing equal access to Council services and information.

The City's website has been designed to comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level A standard.

There may be some information on this website that does not comply with the above standard.  We are working to update this information to improve accessibility.

External Sites and Services

A number of external sites and services are linked to the City's website,  The City takes no responsibility for the accessibility of these websites or services.

BrowseAloud Information

The City's website has BrowseAloud digital inclusion software installed (or a 'screen reader'), to make content more accessible with reading and translation support.

How do I use BrowseAloud

Click on the orange Browsealoud launchpad icon that appears on the bottom right of your screen (example pictured below) to launch the support toolbar. Then simply click on any text to hear it read out loud. 

Please note that the BrowseAloud software may not function in all internet browsers. In the event that it does not function on your browser, there are other screen reader software options (both free and fee paying) available to be downloaded directly to your device, for use across all websites.

For more information about customising your web browser and computer set up, visit the W3C website - http://www.w3.org/WAI/users/browsing    

How does BrowseAloud help?

Browsealoud offers a host of reading and translation support - helping you to access and understand our website better

  • text-to-speech: click on or select any text to hear it read aloud 
  • translation: written and spoken translations in multiple languages
  • text magnification: enlarges text and reads it out loud 
  • mp3 generation: converts selected text into an MP3 audio file 
  • screen mask: blocks distractions on screen with a tinted mask 
  • web page simplifer: removes clutter from the screen, displaying only the main text 
  • settings: customise options to suit individual needs or preference 

All the features are accessed from a floating toolbar - allowing you to drag and drop it anywhere on screen. 

Need support

Visit https://www.texthelp.com/en-au/support/contact-us, the support portal from Texthelp - the makers of Browsealoud. 

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