Latest news

29 Aug 2019
A new group is giving women who are blind or have low vision the chance to connect with each other, share experiences, and learn about making life easier at home and in the community. Vision Australia’s Quality Living Group for women is an eight-week workshop conducting sessions on women’s health, fitness, safety, emotional wellbeing, and household tasks.
28 Aug 2019
Vision Australia’s new cookery classes at 14 Barrett Street, Kensington are teaching people how to cook and prepare food safely as well as inspiring participants with great recipes.
27 Aug 2019
Lynne Wastell’s colourful still-life painting Things in My House has been chosen as the cover for Vision Australia’s 2020 Extra Large Print Calendar, and will also feature on a range of cards and tea-towels.
27 Aug 2019
“Oh well, time to get on with it.” That’s what Teressa Andrews told herself when a sudden deterioration of her vision left her with just light perception in both eyes in her 30s. 
21 Aug 2019
It represented a big change, but with Vision Australia’s help Brad Chapman is making the most of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
19 Aug 2019
Vision Australia’s woodwork courses in Kensington are helping young people who are blind or have low vision to kick-start their careers.
15 Aug 2019
The ins and outs of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can be challenging to understand and navigate for some, but we’re here to help. We want to hear the common questions you have about the NDIS, whether it’s how you apply, what you can use your package for, how to deal with a plan review or anything else.

15 Aug 2019
Are you a parent or carer of a child who is blind or has low vision and looking for information about what support services are available? Tune into our next Facebook Live session to hear from others who may have similar lived experiences and to learn more about our services.
12 Aug 2019
A new initiative from Vision Australia is set to help people who are blind or have low vision feel more confident when pursuing their employment goals. Run by Vision Australia’s Melbourne South East region, the Be Your Best Dressed program provides eligible clients with a complimentary outfit to help them look and feel confident and comfortable when it comes to looking for work, attending interviews or starting a new role.
09 Aug 2019
Vision Australia welcomes the federal government’s announcement that plans are underway to mandate a minimum sound requirement in electric and hybrid vehicles in Australia.