How To Use

Click on a topic below to learn more about the different features of this guide

The menu can be accessed at any time. On a computer the menu is found on the black banner at the very top of the page. On a phone or tablet, the menu can be found in the top right corner where you see an icon of small stacked lines. The items on this menu allow you to access parts of the guide quickly.

  • Click “Home” to access the Home-page.
  • Click “My Rights Help” to access a page where you can find help for a wide range of topics.
  • Click “Contacts” to access a page where you can find organisations in Qld that may be able to assist.
  • Click “Dictionary” to find a page where you can view explanations for some of the words used in this guide.
  • Click “Understanding Rights” to find a page explaining human rights in Australia.
  • Click “How to Use” to access the page you are currently viewing.

To add a shortcut of the App to your mobile homescreen, follow these instructions:

Safari users: 

  • Tap the icon featuring a right-pointing arrow coming out of a box along the top of the Safari window to open a drop-down menu
  • Select “Add to Home Screen” icon option
  • Select “Add” option in right hand upper corner of window

Chrome users:

  • Navigate to your favorite page and click the ••• icon in the right corner of the screen.
  • Select More tools.
  • Select Create Shortcut
  • Edit the shortcut name.
  • Click Create.

Other users: Go to the Settings menu, then press the “Add to homescreen” button!

The shortcut will appear like your other apps on your homescreen.

The settings feature allows users to enlarge the text size on a page.

The settings feature can be accessed at any time by clicking the cog icon, which is located at the top right of the page.

Go to the ‘Dictionary’ page to find a short explanation for some of the words that appear in this guide, as they relate to disability.

On the ‘Dictionary’ page you can use the search bar to search for a word, or you can view all words by scrolling the list.

This guide has a text-to-voice feature that uses a computer-generated voice to read aloud a page’s content to a user. To use this feature, click on the Cog icon – located at the top-right of the screen – to open the settings window, and click the ‘Play Narration’ button. The narration can be paused, resumed, or stopped at any time (if paused or stopped the narration will go back to the beginning).

Please note: This feature is currently not supported by the Internet Explorer web browser.

Search bars allow you to find information quickly. When prompted with a search bar, simply type in a keyword of a topic heading (for example “discrimination”), then hit enter, or press the “Go” button, to initiate a search. You will be presented with information relevant to the keyword you typed in.