This page covers how you can change the settings on your computer to make our website pages easier to read.

Accessible design

We have tried to use combinations of colours that provide sufficient contrast between foreground and background across the site.

Making text larger

You can make the text larger by adjusting your browser settings. Please see below for instructions for how to do this in some commonly used browsers.

Chrome

  • Click on the spanner icon in the toolbar using your mouse.  A menu will display.
  • Click on Settings.
  • Click on Show Advanced Settings.
  • Under Web Content, select your preferred font size using the drop-down list.

Firefox

The following instructions will set the minimum font size on your computer’s system, so the size will apply to every site you visit.

  • Go to Tools in your browser’s menu using your mouse or press Alt + T.
  • Click on Options, or press O, to open the Options dialog box.
  • Select General if not already selected or press the tab key until it is highlighted (in blue) and then press Enter.
  • Click on Fonts & Colors, or press F, to open the Fonts and Colors dialog box.
  • Click on Minimum font size box or press Alt + Z. Use the cursor keys (up and down arrows) to select a new font size and press Enter.
  • Click on the Always use my: Fonts checkbox, or tab to it and then press the spacebar.
  • Click the OK button or press Enter.
  • Click the OK button or tab to the OK button and press Enter.

Safari (for Mac)

To make everything on the screen bigger, either:

  • Use 'pinch apart' (touch the screen with your thumb and forefinger close together, then spread them apart), or
  • From the menu bar at the top of the screen, select view, and select the option to Zoom in (Zoom out to reverse), or
  • Press Cmd + +  (command and plus sign) at the same time (Cmd +  - (command and minus sign) to reverse).

Safari (for PC)

To make everything on the screen bigger, either:

  • Click the menu icon at the top right hand side of the screen, select view, and select the option to Zoom in (Zoom out to reverse), or
  • Press Cntrl + +  (control and plus sign) at the same time (Cntrl +  - (control and minus sign) to reverse).

Internet Explorer

  • Go to the View menu using your mouse or by pressing Alt + V.
  • Select the Text Size option using your mouse or by pressing X.
  • Choose your preferred text size using your mouse or by using the up and down arrow keys and pressing Enter or by clicking on it.