Site Search

One of the easiest ways to find information on the Hurstville City Council website is to use the site search facility. This can also be found within the global navigation system - in the top-right-hand corner of every page.
Type your search term or phrase in the text field provided and click on the button next to the search field. The search engine will search through pages, files and meta-tags throughout the website for your query term/s and present you with a page of results.

Site Fonts

The standard font used is Arial at 100 per cent. If you would like to change the display font size you can do this by adjusting the preferences in your browser, or "Text size" hyperlink found in the top-right-hand corner of each page.

Applications and Plug-Ins

There are a number of applications that you may find useful in order to fully experience the resources available on this site:

Adobe Acrobat Reader
We use PDF (portable document format) files for documents that are either too long or otherwise unsuitable for presentation as web pages. Examples include forms, publications and newsletters. To view PDF files, we recommend that you download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Viewer, available free from Adobe Systems Inc.

WinZip is a useful utility for expanding files archived or compressed in .zip, .tar, and many other formats. Available for Windows only, a demonstration version of WinZip is available for download from WinZip Computing, Inc.

Macromedia Flash Player
Flash has been used to create a number of engaging, interactive and functional elements within our website. Where possible, we have also provided alternative ways of accessing the same information. To view Flash-enabled elements, we recommend that you download the latest version of Flash Player, available for free from Macromedia Inc.

Accessibility Standards

Hurstville City Council websites have been designed to work well across different browsers. Download times have also been reduced to assist users with limited bandwidth capabilities.
Hurstville City Council has implemented the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Standards for accessible web page design by people with disabilities. The W3C provides an extensive set of criteria, and a site must comply with all Priority 1, 2 and 3 checkpoints to receive the AAA rating.