Plain language guide

Plain language can express complex ideas. Engage people with words they can understand quickly: use the list on this page. Plain language is different to Easy English.

Source: Australian Government


Images portraying people with disability

Guidelines to help you use appropriate images of people with disability in various platforms. “Imagery that normalises the presence of people with disability in everyday scenes will also suggest dignity, independence, mobility and inclusion of  people with disability.”

Author : People with Disability Australia PWDA


Adding Alternative Text (image descriptor) to Social Media posts

Alternative text (alt text) is a brief description of an image that is read aloud by screen readers for users who are visually impaired.

Including alt text is another way to get your message across in an accessible way

Author: Volunteerability


Accessible communication for Social Media posts

Use our template and examples to create accessible social media posts, including advertising for volunteers

Author: Volunteerability


Includability – Hosting accessible and inclusive online meetings

This guide will provide you with practical steps on how to ensure your online meeting or event is accessible and inclusive for all participants.

Author : Includability – Australian Human Rights Commission

Accessible Arts – Accessible online events and meetings

Here are some hot tips to help you make your digital content and online events more accessible and inclusive.

Author: Accessible Arts

Government of South Australia : Online accessibility Tool Kit

Everyone benefits from accessible design.

Online accessibility courses and resources to help you on your way. A clean and clear visual presentation helps everyone make sense of online information and functionality.

Inclusive Design for Social Media

Inclusive design tips for social media. Inclusive design aims to provide the best user experience for as many people as possible.

Author : Hootsuite – Katie Sehl October 2020


Toolkits – Disability and Accessibility

Includes information regarding inclusive language, Accessibility Action Plans, reasonable adjustments and digital accessibility.

Author : Diversity Council Australia

JFA PURPLE ORANGE: Video – language matters for inclusion

Do you want to be a better ally to the disability community?

Start with language.

Author: JFA Purple Orange