News

14 May 2019
A 12-month extension to the Queensland Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants has been welcomed by Vision Australia, but further clarity is still needed around funding for disability support services.
06 May 2019
Vision Australia has welcomed the Labor Party's commitment to introducing audio description on the ABC and SBS through an election commitment to increase funding the two public broadcasters.

03 May 2019
Vision Australia has again written to Minister for Infrastructure,Transport and Regional Development Hon Michael McCormack MP to ask if minimum sound requirements for electric vehicles are a government priority.
14 Nov 2018
Our #Vision4Vic campaign has extensively highlighted the barriers people who are blind or have low vision face to finding employment in the lead-up the to 2018 Victorian State Election.
08 Nov 2018
Starting a career shouldn’t come down to fate.
25 Oct 2018
If you’ve ever doubted your capacity to lead a successful career, Karen’s story is for you.

26 Sep 2018
The exceptional part of Di’s career came after she lost her vision.
13 Sep 2018
Life took an unexpected turn when Kenny lost his vision in his twenties but this wasn’t going to stop him from forging ahead to have an exceptional career.

23 Jul 2018
Leading blindness and low vision service provider Vision Australia has expressed extreme frustration that the My Health Record online opt-out option cannot be accessed by all people who are blind or have low vision. 

07 Dec 2017
Disability advocates are celebrating the introduction of the Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Bill 2017, by the Minister for Communications and the Arts, Senator Mitch Fifield.