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24 Oct 2019
Ben Pettingill’s contribution to the blind and low vision community has been recognised with the presentation of a Vision Australia Award at the organisation’s annual general meeting this week.
24 Oct 2019
Pete Smith has been a fixture of Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight for over 15 years. Over this time he has performed many roles, most years taking on the task of warming up the audience before the show and keeping them entertained during commercial breaks.
24 Oct 2019
Nadia Mattiazzo is a prominent figure in the Vision Australia and wider blindness and low vision community and is being recognised with a Vision Australia Award for her advocacy efforts.
22 Oct 2019
Once again older people across Australia have had the opportunity to become more familiar with technology, thanks to Get Online Week.
21 Oct 2019
Notice is hereby given that the 15th Annual General Meeting of Members of Vision Australia Ltd (“the Company”) will be held at Vision Australia’s Kooyong Office at 454 Glenferrie Road, Kooyong, VIC, 3144 at 11.00am (AEDT) on Thursday, 24th October 2019. Registration will commence from 10.30am.
15 Oct 2019
Christmas is around the corner and with it comes the familiar carols we all love and enjoy; Jingle bells, O little town of Bethlehem and many more. For braille music readers, there’s no reason you can’t be part of the Christmas joy!
11 Oct 2019
Get online week is back in 2019 from October 14-20 and Vision Australia is joining in the action!
11 Oct 2019
Melbourne’s blind and low vision community have been given a special opportunity to hear from an athlete involved in one of the most memorable events in recent Olympic history.
11 Oct 2019
Vision Australia’s Kooyong team held another successful school holiday program last week, from September 30 to October 3. The program was led by paediatric occupational therapist Leo Gnavi, physiotherapist Christina Ovenden and orientation and mobility specialist Wendy Doyle. Activities were based around therapeutic goals and outcomes.
01 Oct 2019
People who are blind or have low vision were among the first in the country to experience the new $20 Australian banknote at Vision Australia in Kooyong today.