Digital Access Blog

17 Sep, 2021
A new version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is expected to be released in the coming weeks or months. Therefore, this will bring some changes and new success criteria to conform with for your websites and apps.
05 Aug, 2021
When we design inclusively, our aim is not to discriminate against our audiences by race, age, culture, sexuality or disability. Inclusive design is about improving the user experience for the entire audience. One of the cornerstones is through research with a diverse range of participants, including people with disabilities.
20 May, 2021
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When posting on social media, there are many things to consider; is this what my audience wants to see? Does this align with our style guides? Have I checked my spelling, punctuation and research? But, importantly, you should also ask yourself if your content is accessible to all audiences.
23 Apr, 2021
Have you considered how dynamic sites and features have some key characteristics that require additional attention and testing to ensure they are accessible? Find out more how to ensure your site is accessible
12 Mar, 2021
"Read more" are commonly used on websites, but they aren't very descriptive when read outside of their surrounding context. Learn how to make links easier to interpret for blind screen reader users.
28 Sep, 2020
There are several reasons why your chances of getting sued over inaccessible content in Australia might be lower than elsewhere. But at the end of the day, should fear of a big stick be the driving force behind your organisations' digital accessibility policy?
24 Sep, 2020
People with disabilities often run into accessibility issues when using everyday systems or services that most people take for granted. It's important that organisations understand the appropriate way to address these issues.
13 Aug, 2020
Web accessibility is a complex subject and although it has been around since the dawn of the Web, much of it is still not understood. So where is it going wrong?
13 Aug, 2020
Plain language is a user-centred approach to producing content. It starts with understanding your audience’s needs. And ideally, it ends with user testing to make sure you’ve met them.
28 Jul, 2020
Parts of the Web Content Accessibility Guideline 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) can be difficult to understand, especially if you're rapidly trying to get your head around it and apply it before your website or article is launched to the public.