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Accessibility

Eastern Community Legal centre is committed to ensuring its website is available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features.

Eastern Community Legal Centre’s website is designed to meet best practice guidelines and strives to maintain conformance to the Word Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. (http://www.w3.org)

General Page Design

All pages on Eastern Community Legal Centre’s website have been designed to adhere to guidelines for accessible web design. The website features:

  • pages designed for a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) used to control page layout and visual design, and has been written according to CSS 2.1 specifications
  • well structured Extensible HyperText Mark-up Language (XHTML)to assist users accessing the site via non-visual means, such as screen-reading software
  • skip links directly to the main page content, navigation and frequently accessed links
  • sizable text that can be increased or decreased using browser controls or via the site’s text controls
  • alternative text for images and non-text elements (does not include decorative images)
  • long descriptions to explain complex non-text elements and images
  • a site map to provide information about the layout of the website
  • a logical tab order
  • structured headers to aid legibility

Browser compatibility

Eastern Community Legal Centre’s website is compatible with the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 9.0 and higher
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 and higher
  • Opera 8.5 and higher
  • Safari 1.3 and higher

Platform compatibility

The Eastern Community Legal Centre website is compatible with both Windows and Macintosh platforms.

Page updated September 16, 2015
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