The Department of Justice (DOJ) is committed to ensuring that information on its website is widely accessible..
DOJ will be taking a staged approach to ensure accessibility compliance on its websites.
If you have any accessibility problems with this website please let us know by completing the form on the about us page or calling 03 8684 0373.
We will attempt to rectify the problem and provide you with any information you require in an alternative format.
We are always interested in knowing about your experience of the accessibility of our sites.
General Web Accessibility Information
There are many tools that people with a disability can use to assist to access the internet. These tools are either hardware or software.
These tools manipulate the keyboard or mouse, because the person with a disability cannot use them.
- Refreshable Braille Displays: A small Braille display that a blind person can use to read the screen line by line.
- Joysticks / Trackballs: Pointers that manipulate the mouse onscreen for people with motor disabilities.
- Alternative keyboards: Keyboards that have limited keys for people with motor disabilities. These include keyboards manipulated by fingers and keyboards manipulated using a head-wand.
These tools change how a user interacts with the site.
- Screen readers: Programs such as JAWS and Window-Eyes that convert a web site into a Braille display or read it in audio for people who are blind, visually impaired or have dyslexia.
- Screen Magnifiers: Programs that magnify sections of the screen for people with vision impairments. See Windows Screen Magnifier.
- Oversized cursors: Large cursors for people with vision impairments such as ‘Biggy’ cursors.
- On-screen keyboards: Keyboards for people with motor disabilities used in combination with switching devices.
- Programs that slow down applications for people with motor disabilities, for example CPU Killer.
General Browser Shortcuts
- UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT=Arrow keys.
Where available, the key combinations for Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems have been provided.
iE6 Format Display
The display of this website in iE6 is not the intended format for delivery. Although we have aimed to make this site as cross browser compliant as possible, some users on iE6 with low screen resolutions may not have access to some of the usability functions and optimal online features like RSS subscriptions and dynamic navigation components. The Microsoft iE6 homepage offers users these options and information specifically for Microsoft iE6.
Explore some of the Internet Explorer 6 features, such as Search, Favourites and History, that can help you get started browsing the web.
Learn how to customise your web browsing layout and other features so you can browse the web the way you want.
Read easy-to-follow, practical articles that explain how Internet Explorer 6 can help make your online experience more private and secure.
Customise Internet Explorer 6 to meet your needs by increasing accessibility by adjusting font size, changing toolbar settings and more.
The information above has been sourced from:
- Multi Media Victoria
- the websites of the various commercial browsers.