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21 May 2020
As a Vision Australia orientation and mobility specialist, Kelsey Shekelton supports people who are blind or have low vision to learn how to safely and independently navigate their surroundings.
21 May 2020
Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) will take on added celebration at Vision Australia in 2020.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Vision Australia’s Digital Access service, which has grown into an internationally recognised industry leader in the provision of digital accessibility services.
20 May 2020
Take a look at the work and effort that goes into providing audio description for TV, film, and staged performances.
18 May 2020
After 35 years as a Vision Australia volunteer, Stephen Belbin is as passionate as ever about supporting people who are blind or have low vision.
18 May 2020
Christopher Worsnop is one of the many volunteers who gives up their Christmas Eve to make the magic of Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight possible.
17 May 2020
Vision Australia kicks off National Volunteer Week 2020 with a special thank you video from our CEO Ron Hooton.
15 May 2020
Through the COVID-19 pandemic, Vision Australia’s goal has been to support the blind and low vision community, while ensuring the safety of our workforce, clients and wider community.

We are still very aware of the danger COVID-19 poses to Australians, but as of Monday, May 18, we are excited to provide you with increased flexibility in how you can access Vision Australia services and products.
14 May 2020
Social distancing is an important part of controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, but this can be difficult to achieve for people who are blind or have low vision. Check out this information from Vision Australia about how to assist people who are blind or have low vision in public.
12 May 2020
Cecile Lablache is passionate about cooking. The 57 year-old is totally blind due to retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited condition that causes the de-generation of cells in the retina.
07 May 2020
Check out our handy guides to what audio description content is available on streaming services.