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To vary the size of the fonts on Microsoft Internet Explorer or Firefox: From the browser's main menu click "View" then select the "Text Size" or "Text Zoom" menu item to adjust the font size as required.
Ararat Rural City Council uses Web Standards to help keep pages small, quick to load in your browser and accessible to people with disabilities. Web browsers which do not use web standards may not render pages in the same way as modern, standards compliant web browsers, but should be readable and functionally similar on all devices.
Pages on this site have been designed to comply with W3 accessibility guidelines to level 2 compliance. HTML is written to the XHTML 1.0 Strict standard and CSS Style sheets are used to separate visual presentation from content where possible.
All images which visually describe content have ALT tags.
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