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The BrowseAloud service is currently unavailable as it has been taken offline by the company owner due to an information security compromise.

No data on the Queensland legislation website has been compromised and the website remains operational.

The Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel will continue to monitor this issue.




Need help reading our website? 

We have added the world-leading digital inclusion software, Browsealoud, to our website, making our content more accessible with reading and translation support.

Try it out - it’s free!

Click on the Browsealoud launchpad icon a picture of the Browsealoud icon that appears on the right of your screen to launch the support toolbar. Then simply click on any text to hear it read out loud.

How does Browsealoud help?

Browsealoud offers a host of reading and translation support, helping you to access and understand our website better. 

  • Text-to-speechclick on or select any text to hear it read aloud
  • Translationwritten and spoken translations in multiple languages
  • Text magnificationenlarges text and reads it out loud
  • mp3 generationconverts selected text into an MP3 audio file
  • Screen maskblocks distractions on screen with a tinted mask
  • Web page simpliferremoves clutter from the screen, displaying only the main text
  • Settingscustomise options to suit individual needs or preferences


All the features are accessed from an easy-to-use, floating toolbar, allowing you to drag and drop it anywhere on screen. 

Watch the Browsealoud Features (external website) video to see Browsealoud in action.

Need support?

Visit (external website), the dedicated support portal from Texthelp, the makers of Browsealoud.

Did you find Browsealoud useful?

Texthelp are constantly striving to provide the very best digital inclusion software for those who need it the most. They’d love to know what you think of Browsealoud.  Fill out this one question survey (external website).

Last updated 2 March 2018 at 21:14