We are committed to making our website accessible to the widest possible range of visitors.

Our website follows the principles and standards outlined in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (2.0) and we aim to achieve the Double AA rating.

If you have any suggestions about how we can improve our website's accessibility, you can contact us with your feedback.

Using PDF documents

To view or print PDF documents, you will need to have the Adobe Acrobat software installed. If you do not have the software, you can download it free from Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Changing text size

You can change the text size by using the controls on the right hand side of the very top menu of this website.

You can also increase text size through your browser.

How to change the text size within your browser:

You can click on the tool in the top right hand corner of the website Text Size.

Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, click the View menu, then select Text Size and choose larger or largest (the default is medium). Alternatively, hold down the Ctrl key and scroll the mouse wheel (if you have one), or hold down the Ctrl key and at the same time, push the - or + key.


In Firefox, click the View menu, then select Zoom and then choose whether you would like to increase the size (zoom in) or decrease the size (zoom out). Alternatively, hold down the Ctrl key and at the same time, push the - or + key.

Google Chrome

In Google Chrome, click the Customise button (spanner icon), then select the plus or minus buttons to zoom. Alternatively, hold down the Ctrl key and at the same time, push the - or + key.

How to change colour contrast:

To improve your internet experience select a personalised colour contrast by following the steps below, depending on your chosen browser.

Windows computers

For Windows computers, click Start, then Control Panel. Select the Accessibility Options icon, select the Display tab and select the Use High Contrast check box. Select the Settings button to browse different colour contrast options.

Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer click Tools, then select Internet options. Under the appearance heading, select the colours button. Deselect the ‘Use Windows colours’ checkbox and change the colour by selecting the colour swatch. Select Accessibility within the Internet Options window and select ‘Ignore colours specified on webpages’.

  • In Firefox, there are browser specific colour contrast options.
  • In Google Chrome, download the Change Colours extension.

Online accessibility tools

Some tools online make it easier for people with disabilities to view and navigate web content. These include:

For more information call Yarra City Council on 03 9205 5555 or email