We want this website to be accessible to all members of our community.
Where possible, the content and design of Baw Baw Shire Council’s website meets the Level AA rating of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, the requirements of the Victorian government and the 1992 Disability Discrimination Act.
Disability in Baw Baw
Some form of disability affects around one in five Australians. Illness, an accident, a genetic condition, or getting older can cause a disability. 2,117 people or 4.9 per cent of the population in Baw Baw Shire report needing help in their day-to-day lives due to disability.
An accessible Internet
For people with disabilities, the Internet can provide access to more opportunities for information and participation.
Accessibility features on this website
Accessibility features include:
- a text description for all non-text objects such as images, animation and scripts.
- different text sizes
- easy to read colours
- documents in different formats: PDF, text, Word and/or HTML
- clear navigation, and
- tab key navigation.
Use the Tab key to navigate
You can use the TAB key to navigate through the main features of a page, like links and parts of a form:
- press the TAB key to move forward to the next feature, or
- press SHIFT and the TAB key to move back to the previous feature.
Note for Mac users: In the Safari browser, you will need to press both the Option key and the TAB key simultaneously to navigate through each link on the page.
Contact us about accessibility
Anything on this website that is not fully accessible is labelled.
Contact Council to:
- get this information or service in another way, or
- share questions or suggestions about the accessibility of this site.