Quick escape

Accessibility statement

Our Watch is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of location, technology or ability. 
The website aims to comply with Levels A and AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

ABOUT THIS WEBSITE
The Our Watch website has been designed to be as inclusive as possible. Should you experience any difficulties or have any accessibility feedback for us, please contact us.

PDF DOCUMENTS
The website contains a number of PDF documents. Most documents have been remediated and checked to be accessible for users with assistive technologies. Please contact us if you have any difficulties accessing downloadable documents.

QUICK ESCAPE
Quick escape is designed to quickly hide the content of the Our Watch website. The Quick escape link is persistent with page scrolling. Keyboard users can access the Quick escape by returning to the top of the page and hitting the Tab button once.

MOBILE DEVICES
Our website has also been designed and optimised for mobile devices. The website has been tested on a number of mobile devices and displays will differ depending upon the type of device and its orientation (landscape or portrait mode). All functionality of the website is maintained for mobile devices.

USING THIS WEBSITE TEXT RESIZE
You can use your browser's zoom function to increase the text size. To use your browser's zoom function please follow these instructions:

MICROSOFT WINDOWS USERS:
Internet Explorer 7 and 8: Either select the 'View' menu and select the 'Zoom' option or for keyboard users hold 'Ctrl' and press the '+' (plus) or '-' (minus) keys. Internet Explorer 9: Either select the 'View' option from the menu bar and select the 'Zoom' or for keyboard users hold 'Ctrl' and press the '+' (plus) or '-' (minus) keys. Firefox: Display the standard menus by going to the menu bar, select 'View' menu and select the 'Zoom' option or for keyboard users hold 'Ctrl' and press the '+' (plus) or '-' (minus) keys.

MAC / OSX USERS: Safari: Either select the 'View' menu and select 'Zoom In' or 'Zoom Out' or for keyboard users hold 'Command' and press the '+' (plus) or '-' (minus) keys.

CHANGING THE COLOUR SCHEME AND CONTRAST
Different browsers will allow you to customise the colour scheme and contrast levels to suit individual needs. Helpful information on the different browsers and methods for customising the font colours and background colours can be found on the BBC's My Web My Way.

NAVIGATION USING A SCREEN READER
We have endeavoured to maximise the ability for users with vision impairments to use a screen reader with this website. Visitors using recent versions of screen readers can navigate using the following keystrokes:

HEADINGS
'H' to cycle forwards through the headings 'Shift' + 'H' to cycle backwards through the headings '1' to navigate to the next level 1 heading (or a number between 1 and 6 to navigate to the next heading on this level) 'Shift' + '1' to navigate to the previous level 1 heading (or a number between 1 and 6 to navigate to the previous heading on this level) 'Insert' + 'F6' to provide a list of all headings

LINKS
Press the 'Tab' key to proceed through the links or 'Shift' + 'Tab' to cycle backwards through the links. 'Insert' + 'F7' to provide a list of all links.

MEDIA PLAYER
We currently use the accessible Youtube player developed by Vision Australia to present audiovisual information. All audiovisual material Our Watch provides has been captioned and is available with audio description where applicable.

CONTACT US
If you have any issues accessing information or require further assistance please contact us.