This site is produced by the National Native Title Tribunal. It aims to provide comprehensive information about the Tribunal and its services.
This website has been designed to be as accessible to as many users as possible, including:
- people with disabilities who may use assistive technologies
- those with slower internet connections or less than state of the art equipment
- rural and regional users.
The accessibility features available on this site include:
- instructions for resizing text
- skip links
- text-only versions
- printer-friendly page.
Please note that you can also request to acquire any documents available on the website by using the comment and enquiry form in the following formats:
- documents to be made available in an alternative format such as plain text file.
This page covers four important guides to using this website in an effort to improve accessibility:
- Text resizing - how to resize the text viewed on screen within the browser to enhance readability
- Text-only version - how to strip out site images for use in low-bandwidth devices
- Using the site - how to use the website and its features
- Printer friendly - how to print web pages from this website
- Plug-in requirement - how to install optional plug-ins to access some features of this website.
This website is optimised for viewing in Internet Explorer 7.0 and above at a resolution of 800 x 600 pixels on computers running Microsoft Windows.
If you are using Internet Explorer 8.0, parts of the interface may not appear or work normally. To fix this, adjust the "Compatibility View" settings by:
- clicking the "Compatibility View" toolbar button to the left of the refresh button
- going to the "Command Bar", select "Tools", "Compatibility View Settings", and adjust the settings (e.g. tick the box "Display all websites in Compatibility View").
You can make the text larger or smaller on this site, or on any website you visit by either selecting the Text-resize style sheet controls or by changing the settings on your computer.
To change the default text size using the site style sheets simply select the small ‘A’ or large ‘A’ in the top right corner of the content area. This will automatically alter all text content within the website.
To change the default settings within your computer you will need to check which version of Internet browser is installed on your machine:
- open your browser
- select Help from the top menu of your browser
- select About (followed by your browser name) from the drop down list.
The screen that comes up will display which browser and version you are using.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 and above
- Select Page menu, click on Text size and choose a size from the options Largest to Smallest.
- Select Page menu, click on Zoom and choose either Larger or Smaller to change the font size.
- Select View menu, click on Zoom, and choose a Zoom In or Zoom Out.
- Select Page menu, click on Zoom, and choose a percentage size from the list.
Using a speech reader with PDF files
Many Tribunal documents on this site are in Portable Document Format (PDF). PDF is a type of file, containing both text and pictures, that cannot be changed and appears the same way each time. A PDF file name always ends in .pdf.
access.adobe.com provides a number of tools that can help people who use speech readers to read the content of PDF documents. These tools work by converting PDF documents to text readable by speech readers. These tools are free and most require no downloading of files.
To find out more about these tools go to access.adobe.com .
To assist browsing the site under low-bandwidth conditions a text only version is available. Simply select the option for ‘Text-only version’ within the page header or footer to load the text only style sheet for the Tribunal website.
Most images will be removed from the site while still maintaining full site functionality.
Using the site
The site has the following navigational features to aid you in your visiting experience:
- Main Menu Bar and Dynamic Dropdown Menus
The main menu bar provides immediate access to all content areas of the Tribunal website.
Search the web site to find what you want directly with keywords.
The Breadcrumb helps you to determine the location of the page that you are currently viewing.
Provides links to other sections and pages related to the page that you are currently viewing.
Covers topics of interest that are specific and related to what you see on the page.
Throughout the website, every page has a print friendly icon. Simply select this icon whenever you wish to print a page of the website. Use the Print function of your browser to print the reformatted page. The Print function is usually located under the File menu of your browser window.
When a web page is printed, it will print the title of the page, the location of the page as well as the content. Navigation menus and site banners are automatically removed for your convenience to improve readability on paper.
Throughout this website, you may encounter documents and files that require you to install additional software on your computer. Please note that in most cases you are not required to install anything as most computers are capable of reading the documents and files on this website.
The following is a list of software that you may need to read the documents and files on this website: