HELP & ACCESSIBILITY.
Mainstone Pty.Ltd. is committed to improving the accessibility of the website for users with disabilities. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has released a set of guidelines called Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). These guidelines presently comprise the international standard for web accessibility. There are three levels of conformance (A, AA and AAA). Mainstone Pty.Ltd. recognises the importance of providing web accessible content to all users of the website and it is our aim is to meet conformance level A for the Mainstone Pty.Ltd. website and associated content published on our network. In many areas, our network already conforms to a higher accessibility standard.This page is intended to provide tips and useful information to assist users with disabilities to access Mainstone. We have also included information about the standards we expect of third parties supplying services to Mainstone Pty.Ltd. , how to provide Mainstone Pty.Ltd. with feedback and a complaints handling process.
Listing headings and links
In most of our pages the most important content is at the beginning of the page and we structured all content with headings and meaningful HTML code. This allows you to create lists of headings or links to skim the page if you use a screen reader, but it also helps assistive devices to understand and process the content.
Using the keyboard
When you press the Tab key after a page has loaded we provide skip links to the main navigation and content area. Most elements which are clickable are outlined when you access them using the Tab key. We do not define any access keys as assistive devices already define many key combinations. We want to avoid that access keys interfere with such key combinations.
Our editors strive to attach descriptions to each image which briefly describe it if you use a screen reader or have turned off images. When your screen reader comes across content which is visually grouped together, or content which uses icons or other images, we try to insert additional text available to screen readers to explain the content or images.
Enlarging the page
You can enlarge the page using your browser. On PCs press the ?CTRL? and ?+? keys together to zoom into the page, on a Mac press the command key and ?+?. Press ?CTRL? (or command key on the Mac) and ??? to zoom out.