Learn more about the services available for people with disability, and find out about accessibility resources and information providers.
Our council resources and services
Visit our council's website to find resources and services available for people with disability, and young people with disabilities.
Other accessibility resources and information providers
Ability Net has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
Microsoft's Seeing AI App
Microsoft's Seeing AI App is a free app that uses the camera on a smartphone to help people with vision impairment convert visual information into audio. The app can read documents, scan barcodes, identify currency, identify people's faces, and more. The App is available free for both Android and iOS.
The National Relay Service
The National Relay Service (NRS) is a Government initiative that allows people who are D/deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment to make and receive phone calls. The NRS is available 24 hours a day, every day.
Non-Visual Desktop Access
NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access) is a free screen reader program that allows blind and vision impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third-party applications including internet browsers. The built-in speech software reads everything on your screen, with support for over 50 languages.
Vision Australian Library
Vision Australian Library opens up a world of information to people who are blind or have low vision or have a specific learning disorder such as dyslexia.
Membership is free and available to people who are Australian residents.
Vision Australia: Being eSafe with blindness and low vision
Vision Australia: Being eSafe with blindness and low vision is an eSafety resource supporting people who are blind or have low vision to have safe, positive experiences online.